Athlete of the Week: Anthony Politza

Each week of the season the Eagle Eye chooses an Athlete of the Week from nominations made by the varsity head coaches


Sport: Basketball

Grade: 12


Anthony is averaging over 17 points per game and has led the team in scoring in five of Tyrone’s six games this season.   He also leads the team in rebounds.

Coach George Gripp’s Quote:

“Anthony has been playing consistent basketball for us so far on both ends of the floor. He had been a leader for us at practice and during games, which is needed with such a young team”

10 Questions:

1. How did you first get involved in this sport?

“I first got involved at the elementary rec league in Kindergarten.”

2. What other sport(s) do you play?

“Baseball and Soccer.”

3. Favorite professional sports team?

“Pittsburgh Steelers.”

4. Favorite professional athlete?

“LeBron James.”

5. Who is your hero? Why?

“My grandfather; he loved basketball and worked hard for the important things in life.”

6. Favorite band/musician?


7. Favorite movie?

The Notebook

8. Favorite food?

Buffalo Chicken Dip

9. What advice would you give younger athletes?

“Find motivation and work your hardest.”

10. What are your future goals?

“Attend an undecided college to major in mechanical engineering and hopefully play basketball.”