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Terry McCaulley

Aj Detwiler and Beth Pearson

Athletes of the Week: AJ Detwiler and Beth Pearson

October 28, 2021

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Terry McCaulley

AJ Detwiler

Athlete of the Week: AJ Detwiler

Name: AJ Detwiler

Sport: Cross country

Grade: 12

Accomplishments:

AJ was named a first-team Mountain League All-Star this season. He has placed first or second for Tyrone in every meet this season.  AJ has also run in several half marathons and was a part of the first-ever Tyrone junior high cross country team. 


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

AJ Detwiler : My mom got me involved when I started running Joshua House 5k’s 

EE: What other sports do you play?

AD: Track & Field  

EE: Favorite professional sports team?

AD: Washington Redskins

EE: Favorite professional athlete?

AD: Nick Symmonds 

EE: Who do you admire the most? Why?

AD: My dad he is a great role model

EE: Favorite band /musician?

AD: Playboi Carti

EE: Favorite movie/show?

AD: Talladega Nights

EE: Favorite food?

AD: Tacos

EE: What advice would you give younger athletes?

AD: Work hard, have fun

EE: What are your future goals?

AD: get rich

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Terry McCaulley

Beth Pearson

Athlete of the Week: Beth Pearson

Name: Beth Pearson 

Sport: Cross-Country 

Grade: 11

Accomplishments:

Beth was named a first-team Mountain League All-Star this year, she was Tyrone’s top female runner all year and finished 5th overall at the Mountain League Championship meet.

 


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

Beth Pearson:  My cousin and sister did it so I joined freshman year to beat them. And I did.

EE: What other sports do you play?

BP: I play softball.  

EE: Favorite professional sports team?

BP: Steelers and Cowboys. 

EE: Favorite professional athlete?

BP: Jackson Mahomes 

EE: Who do you admire the most? Why?

BP: My dad because he works hard and is proud of me no matter what. 

EE: Favorite band /musician?

BP: Adele. 

EE: Favorite movie/show?

BP: Pair of Kings.

EE: Favorite food?

BP: Tacos. 

EE: What advice would you give younger athletes?

BP: Run with your shoes on at all times. 

EE: What are your future goals?

BP: Be the next Greta Thunberg.

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