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Athlete of the Week: Brianna Decker

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Name: Brianna Decker

Sport: Track

Grade: 12

Past Accomplishments: 

Brianna has been a part of track team for all four years of high school. Her favorite event was the 100m hurdles. She was really looking forward to running her last events and accomplishing goals she had for this year.

Coach Kanuch’s Quote:

“Bri was looking to improve on a great season last year. She continuously got better in her hurdle events and in the javelin. She was the type of runner that could be in any event and she was very important to the relay teams. This year was going to be a special year for Bri.”


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

Brianna Decker: “When we had track & field days in elementary school. It made me want to get more involved with the sport as I grew up.”

EE: What other sports do you play?

BD: “Subway”

EE: Favorite professional sports team?

BD: “Penn State”

EE: Favorite professional athlete?

BD: “Denver Light”

EE: Who is your hero? Why?

BD: “Mr. Rhodes. He always kept the school safe from Juuls. “

EE: Favorite band /musician?

BD: “Hannah Montana”

EE: Favorite movie/show?

BD: “None”

EE: Favorite food?

BD: “Dippin Dots”

EE: What advice would you give younger athletes?

BD: “Always take a PGP. It will really help you do your events better. “

EE: What are your future goals?

BD: “To live like I’m dyin.” -Tim McGraw 

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Hello my name is Kevin Lehner. I am a senior at Tyrone. I will be writing the Athlete of Week articles and I will be helping out with sports highlight...

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