Athlete of the Week: Beth Pearson


Terry McCaulley

Beth Pearson

Name: Beth Pearson 

Sport: Cross-Country 

Grade: 11


Beth was named a first-team Mountain League All-Star this year, she was Tyrone’s top female runner all year and finished 5th overall at the Mountain League Championship meet.


Eagle Eye: How did you first get involved in this sport?

Beth Pearson:  My cousin and sister did it so I joined freshman year to beat them. And I did.

EE: What other sports do you play?

BP: I play softball.  

EE: Favorite professional sports team?

BP: Steelers and Cowboys. 

EE: Favorite professional athlete?

BP: Jackson Mahomes 

EE: Who do you admire the most? Why?

BP: My dad because he works hard and is proud of me no matter what. 

EE: Favorite band /musician?

BP: Adele. 

EE: Favorite movie/show?

BP: Pair of Kings.

EE: Favorite food?

BP: Tacos. 

EE: What advice would you give younger athletes?

BP: Run with your shoes on at all times. 

EE: What are your future goals?

BP: Be the next Greta Thunberg.