Athlete of the Week: Ella Pearson

We will be nominating a athlete for AOTW every week.


Ella Pearson running it into the endzone for her second touchdown of the night.

Name: Ella Pearson

Sport: Powderpuff

Grade: 11


Ella carried the Juniors to victory over the Seniors in the annual powderpuff game rushing for over 100 yards and scoring three touchdowns.

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

Ella Pearson: “I have been training with professionals my whole life.”

EE: What other sports do you play?

EP: “Softball and Cross Country”

EE: Favorite professional sports team?

EP: “Tyrone Golden Eagles Football Team”

EE: Favorite professional athlete?

EP: “I can’t choose between Dwayne Johnson and The Rock.”

EE: Who is your hero? Why?

EP: “Nick Lewis, our head coach, always pushes me to be the best football player I can be. We started training when I was 7.”

EE: Favorite band/musician?

EP: “Bruno Mars”

EE:  Favorite movie?

EP: “High School Musical 1 & 2. NOT 3″

EE: Favorite food?

EP: “Potatoes”

EE: What advice would you give younger athletes?

EP: “It’s never too early to start training for one 40 minute game.”

EE: What are your future goals?

EP: “Go pro.”