Athlete of the Week: Ross Gampe


Todd Cammarata

Ross Gampe

Name: Ross Gampe

Sport: Football

Grade: Senior

Accomplishments: Gampe caught four passes for 94 yards and two touchdowns to lead all receivers in Tyrone’s 27-12 victory over Bellwood in the 2022 Backyard Brawl. 

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

Ross Gampe: “I began playing in peewee because Jean Hicks talked me into it.”

EE: What other sports do you play?

RG: “ I also play baseball and basketball”

EE: Favorite professional athlete?

RG: Giannis Antekumpo

EE: Who is your hero? Why?

RG: “Both of my parents for always supporting me and allowing me to do what I love”

EE: Favorite band /musician?

RG: Lil Tecca

EE: Favorite food?

RG: Opossum

EE: What advice would you give younger athletes?

RG: “Always have confidence in yourself and never let the last play affect how you approach the next.”

EE: What are your future goals?

RG: “Go to college and play either baseball or football.”