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Athlete of the Week: Austin Lucas


Name: Austin Lucas

Sport: Football

Grade: 11

Accomplishments: Lucas is a key element to Tyrone’s impressive defense this year. Lucas has recorded 21 solo tackles so far. He had big shoes to fill this year with both of the Pattersons graduating. Lucas is the starting middle linebacker and has caused trouble on opposing teams running game all year. He sat behind the Patterson twins last year and got a lot of experience behind him. Austin has been getting better and better each game. Austin showed his true talent against Bishop Guilfoyle where he recorded an interception and 8 tackles. The biggest play of the game went into Austin’s hands. As the Bishop Guilfoyle quarterback tried to run to the outside to score a 2pt Conversion. This 2-point Conversion would have won Bishop Guilfoyle the game. Austin flew across the field and leveled the Quarterback who was just a yard short of the endzone. Lucas stepped up and made a huge play to win Tyrone the game.

Eagle Eye: How did you first get involved with the sport?

Austin Lucas: Tyler Weston convinced me to play in 5th grade

EE: What other sport(s) or other activities are you involved in?

AL: Track

EE: Favorite college or pro sports team?

AL: Giants

EE: Favorite college or pro athlete?

AL: Fred Warner

EE: Who is your hero? Why?

AL: My mom because she is always there to support me and she pushes me to be the best.

EE: Favorite band/musician?

AL: Drake

EE: Favorite Food

AL: Burrito from Moe’s

EE: Favorite Movie/TV show

AL: Remember The Titans

EE: What advice would you give younger athletes?

AL: Work hard no matter what.

EE: What are your future goals past High School?

AL: Attend college and get a degree

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About the Contributor
Logan Rumberger
Logan Rumberger, Social Media Co-Director
Logan Rumberger is a junior at Tyrone Area High School. This is his second year on the Eagle Eye team and he also joined the yearbook team this year as well. Logan loves everything about sports. His favorite sport to play and watch is wrestling. Logan looks forward to running back his podcast called “TSPN” for season 2 with his fellow mate Austin Lucas. Logan has big plans for this year's podcast and can't wait to show the Eagle Eye community.

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