Athlete of the Week: Kasey Engle

Each week of the season the Eagle Eye chooses an Athlete of the Week from nominations made by the varsity head coaches.


Name: Kasey Engle

Sport: Basketball

Grade: 11


In only her junior year, Kasey became the 13th player in Tyrone Girls Basketball history to join the 1,000 career point club.  Kasey also leads the team in scoring and holds the school record for three point goals in a game (2015) and three point goals in a season (2015).

Coach Luke Rhoades’ Quote:

“Kasey is a hard worker and puts in a tremendous amount of time during the off-season and it shows by her performance on the court during the season.”


10 Questions:

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

My parents signed me up when I was little.

2. What other sport(s) do you play?


3. Favorite professional sports team?

Philadelphia Eagles

4. Favorite professional athlete?

Kevin Durant

5. Who is your hero? Why?

Coach Rhoades and all of my teammates for helping me be the best I can be.

6. Favorite band/musician?

Justin Bieber

7. Favorite movie?

No preference

8. Favorite food?

Buffalo Chicken Dip

9. What advice would you give to younger athletes?

You get out what you put in, and hard work pays off.

10. What are your future goals?

I want our team to win districts and make a run in states.