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Athlete of the Week: Hunter Walk

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Athlete of the Week: Hunter Walk

Madison Soellner

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Name: Hunter Walk

Sport: Wrestling

Grade: 10

Accomplishments:

Walk was the final match in a dual against Bellwood-Antis and secured the dual victory for us with a pin. The talented sophomore is currently 22-8 and is closing in on his 50th win. He recently took 5th at a tournament of 32 wrestlers. The tournament was a two-day event and is regarded as one of the toughest in the state.

Coach Terry Tate’s quote:

“Hunter continues to work hard and grow as both a wrestler and a young man. He’s an excellent leader and is someone that the team looks to as an example of what they should be doing. He has a long successful career ahead of him if he continues with his work ethic.”


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

Hunter Walk: “I started in 1st grade when my dad signed me up”

EE: What other sports do you play?

HW: “Golf, Spikeball, four square, Handball”

EE: Favorite sports team?

HW: “Penn State”

EE: Favorite professional athlete?

HW: “Blaine Hoover”

EE: Favorite Food?

HW: “Pizza”

EE: What is your favorite part of the sport you play?

HW: “Competing individually and being part of a team at the same time”

EE: What is your greatest memory from this sport?

HW: “Going to IUP last year for regionals”

EE: What is your greatest motivation to succeed?

HW: “To work and get better every day”

EE: What advice would you give younger athletes?

HW: “Practice makes perfect”

EE: What are your future goals?

HW: “To wrestle in college”

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Hi, my name is Ava Focht. This is my first year of Eagle Eye and I am a senior here at Tyrone. I am a four year veteran in POPS Extension and Drama Club....

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