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Ross Gampe and Keegan Gwinn

Athletes of the Week: Ross Gampe and Keegan Gwinn

January 21, 2022

This week we honor two varsity basketball players who helped lead the team to wins last week.  Ross Gampe hit a buzzer-beater to win against Bellefonte, and Keegan Gwinn had a career-high 23 points to beat Hollidaysburg.

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Ellie Oakes

Ross Gampe

Athlete of the Week: Ross Gampe

Name: Ross Gampe 

Sport: Basketball

Grade: 11

AccomplishmentsScored a buzzer-beater in a home game against Bellefonte, which won them the game. 


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

RG: “A coach talked me into playing in like 6th grade since I was so tall.”

EE: What other sports do you play? 

RG: “Baseball, Football”

EE: Favorite professional sports team?

RG: “Pittsburgh Pirates”

EE: Favorite professional athlete?

RG: “Lamelo Ball”

EE: Who do you admire the most? Why?

RG: “My parents for allowing me to do the things I love.”

EE: Favorite band /musician?

RG: “Lil Tecca”

EE: Favorite movie?

RG: “Back at the Barnyard”

EE: Favorite Food?

RG: “Hamburgers”

EE: What advice would you give younger athletes?

RG: “Have confidence in yourself, and put in as much extra effort as you can.”

EE: What are your future goals?

RG: “Attend Penn State University and play either football or baseball.”

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Rocky Romani is a sophomore at Tyrone Area High school and is back for round two for his second year in Eagle Eye. In Rocky's free time he enjoys playing...

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Keegan Gwinn

Athlete of the Week: Keegan Gwinn

Name: Keegan Gwinn

Sport: Basketball

Grade: 12

Accomplishments: Gwinn had a career and game-high 23 points and 17 rebounds to lead the Golden Eagles to a big 71-65 victory over Mountain Leauge rival Hollidaysburg.


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

KG: “I started playing in kindergarten at the Rec Center.”

EE: What other sports do you play? 

KG: “Football, Track and Field”

EE: Favorite professional sports team?

KG: “Pittsburgh Steelers” 

EE: Favorite professional athlete?

KG: “TJ. Watt”

EE: Who do you admire the most? Why?

KG: “My dad for always pushing me to do the best I can”

EE: Favorite band /musician?

KG: “Gunna – pushin P”

EE: Favorite movie?

KG: “Semi-Pro”

EE: Favorite Food?

KG: “Tacos from Lupita’s” 

EE: What advice would you give younger athletes?

KG: “Never give up, you don’t know when your chance will come.”

EE: What are your future goals?

KG: “Attend Penn State Altoona and Main to become a history teacher.”

About the Writer
Photo of Rocky Romani
Rocky Romani, staff writer

Rocky Romani is a sophomore at Tyrone Area High school and is back for round two for his second year in Eagle Eye. In Rocky's free time he enjoys playing...

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