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Athletes of the Week: Piper Christine and Kylee Nelson

November 5, 2021

Athlete of the Week: Piper Christine

Name: Piper Christine 

Sport: Volleyball  

Grade: 11

Accomplishments:

Piper Christine is the 2021 First Team Mountain Leauge All-Star. Christine was also a key asset to the Lady Eagles’ offense and defense this past season.


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

Piper Christine: When I was in 5th grade, I was handed a flyer for a volleyball clinic so I went. I’ve loved the sport ever since. 

EE: What other sports do you play?

PC: None 

EE: Favorite professional sports team?

PC: Nebraska Women’s Volleyball Team

EE: Favorite professional athlete?

PC: Kendall White (Former Penn State Libero)

EE: Who do you admire the most? Why?

PC: Coach Mike Kraft because he has been my coach since I started volleyball. Kraft is always there for me and he still continues to support me. 

EE: Favorite band /musician?

PC: Juice WRLD or Machine Gun Kelly 

EE: Favorite movie/show?

PC: Wall-E

EE: Favorite food?

PC: Popcorn 

EE: What advice would you give younger athletes?

PC: Never be afraid to make mistakes because those mistakes you make are making you better. 

EE: What are your future goals?

PC: I am hoping to play college volleyball. I am planning to major in psychology.

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Athlete of the Week: Kylee Nelson

Name: Kylee Nelson 

Sport: Volleyball 

Grade: 9

Accomplishments:

Kylee Nelson has been a starter for the Lady Eagles Varisty Volleyball team this whole season. Halfway through the season Nelson become the starting Libero and has been a huge asset to the team.


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

Kylee Nelson: My sister played and then Coach Kraft asked me to come out and be a manager.

EE: What other sports do you play?

KN: None 

EE: Favorite professional sports team?

KN: Nebraska Women’s Volleyball Team

EE: Favorite professional athlete?

KN: Emery Dupes

EE: Who do you admire the most? Why?

KN: All my volleyball coaches and family members. 

EE: Favorite band /musician?

KN: Dumb Love by Mimi Webb 

EE: Favorite movie/show?

KN: Patriots Day 

EE: Favorite food?

KN: Mac and Cheese 

EE: What advice would you give younger athletes?

KN: To never give up on something that you have dreamed of forever. 

EE: What are your future goals?

KN: To get into college and continue my academic and volleyball career. 

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Emma Getz, staff writer

Emma Getz is a Senior this year and it is her first year joining the Eagle Eye staff. This past summer she traveled with her family to the beach. She loves...

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