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Athlete of the Week Profile: Cate Baran

Name: Cate Baran

Sport: Softball

Grade: 12

Past Accomplishments: 

Cate Baran was 1st team Altoona Mirror All-Star in 2018 and 2019. She recieved Altoona Mirror Athlete of the Week in 2019. She also broke the Tyrone strikeout record last year and led the softball team to the district title game.


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

Cate Baran: “My sister had started to play softball so I wanted to try it too.”

EE: What other sports do you play?

CB: “Swimming and soccer”

EE: Favorite professional sports team?

CB: “Pittsburgh Pirates”

EE: Favorite professional athlete?

CB: “JuJu Smith Schuster”

EE: Who is your hero? Why?

CB: “My parents because they are always at my games and there to support me in everything I do.”

EE: Favorite band /musician?

CB: “Post Malone”

EE: Favorite movie/show?

CB: “Pitch Perfect”

EE: Favorite food?

CB: “Mac and cheese”

EE: What advice would you give younger athletes?

CB: “To always play your hardest no matter what the score.”

EE: What are your future goals?

CB: “Go to Juniata College for Biology/Pre-Physical Therapy and to continue my softball career there.”

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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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