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


Anna Baran

Senior Anthony Politza going up for a layup.

Name: Anthony Politza

Sport: Boys Basketball

Grade: 12

Accomplishments: Tony averages 19 points, 11.5 rebounds and 2.3 steals a game.

Coach George Gripp’s quote:  

“Anthony is having a great senior season for us this year. He has been very committed to the program over the years and has been a great leader for the team both on the court and in the locker room.”

10 Questions:

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

When I started ballin’ I was young.

2. What other sports do you play?

Soccer and Baseball.

3. Favorite professional sports team?

Pittsburgh Steelers.

4. Favorite professional athlete?


5. Who is your hero? Why?

Dirk Nowitzki, his jumper is unguardable.

6. Favorite band/musician?

Cam Baksheshe and Garett Hunter.

7. Favorite movie?

He Got Game

8. Favorite food?


9. What advice would you give to younger athletes?

Never, ever quit.

10. What are your future goals?

Attend either Grove City or Geneva College and play basketball.