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Name: Travis Brake

School: Fairbanks

Grade: 12

Age: 17

Sports: Golf 

Claim to fame/honors: winning 2 straight ohc golf titles

Words you live by: The older you get the stronger the wind gets- and it’s always in your face.- Jack Nicklaus

Toughest opponent: myself

Biggest Influence: my parents

Game-day rituals: listening to Earth, Wind, and Fire

What’s on your bedroom walls: Ohio State football and basketball posters

When I’m bored I like to...golf or hang out with friends

Favorite movie: Happy Gilmore

Person who would play you in a movie: Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson

Favorite TV show: The Office

Favorite musical artist: Earth, Wind, and Fire 

Favorite book: Golf and Life by Jack Nicklaus

Favorite home-cooked meal: shrimp and crab cakes with broccoli and asparagus

Favorite restaurant: Shi Chi Japanese Steakhouse

Whose mind would you like to read? Jack Nicklaus

Place where you’d love to travel: Ireland or Scotland

Power you’d like to have: Make every putt I looked at.

Favorite school subjects: History 

Favorite athlete: Greg Oden

Favorite team: Ohio State

Something in the world I’d like to change: Make golf more accessible for people of all skill levels

Favorite sports moment: Ohio State football winning the 2014 national championship

Favorite junk food: peanut butter M&M’s

Best thing about your favorite sport: Golf challenges you both mentally and physically. Golf also relies on getting 4 good scores from 4 different people to shoot a good number.


Name: Tate Yoder

School: West Liberty - Salem

Grade: 10th

Age: 16

Sports: Cross Country & Track

Claim to fame/honors: Hustle award, 2nd team, career pr 16:56 (XC), 1600 OHC track winner

Words you live by: I can do all things through Christ

Toughest opponent: Cedarville & Greenon

Biggest influence: Joey Adams

Game-day rituals: making sure I eat good food & think about the race

What’s on your bedroom walls: my medals & awards

When I’m bored I like to … fly my drone

Favorite movie: Facing the Giants

Person who would play you in a movie: Zac Efron

Favorite TV show: The Office

Favorite musical artist: Kenny Chesney

Favorite book: The Outsiders

Favorite home-cooked meal: Lasagna & garlic bread

Favorite restaurant: Texas Roadhouse

Whose mind would you like to read: Coach Louden

Place where you’d love to travel: Hawaii

Talent you’d like to have: drawing

Favorite school subject:  math

Favorite athlete: Jesse owens

Favorite team: OSU

Something in the world I’d like to change: no homework

Favorite sports moment: When I qualified for State as an 8th grader.

Favorite junk food: ice cream

Best thing about your favorite sport: meeting new friends & getting to know people from different schools


Name: Faith Rutherford

School: Greeneview High School

Grade: 12th Grade

Age: 17

Sports: Soccer, Basketball, and Track

Claim to fame/honors: All-Ohio in Soccer 

Words you live by: Don’t be ordinary.

Toughest opponent: WLS

Biggest Influence: Coach Brown

Game-day rituals: Straighten hair.

What’s on your bedroom walls: Pictures of me and my friends, and HS awards.

When I’m bored I like to...Play soccer or nap.

Favorite movie: Hacksaw Ridge

Person who would play you in a movie: Blake Lively

Favorite TV show: One Tree Hill

Favorite musical artist: Luke Combs

Favorite book: Salvaging My Identity

Favorite home-cooked meal: Pasta

Favorite restaurant: Texas Roadhouse

Whose mind would you like to read? My Mom 

Place where you’d love to travel: San Diego

Talent you’d like to have: Singing

Favorite school subjects: Anatomy

Favorite athlete: Rose Lavelle

Favorite team: NC Courage (NWSL)

Something in the world I’d like to change: Positivity for the World

Favorite sports moment: Coming back from injuries and beating Greenon on a last minute goal.

Favorite junk food: Gold Fish

Best thing about your favorite sport: Letting all stress and worry fade away because I love the game.

Name: Brennin Eyink

School: Mechanicsburg High School

Grade: 9th Grade

Age: 15

Sports: Golf, Basketball, and Baseball

Claim to fame/honors: 2-time medalist as a freshman 

Words you live by: Get better every day!

Toughest opponent: Fairbanks Golf

Biggest Influence: My Grandpa Dave when it comes to the sport of golf

Game-day rituals: Eat a good lunch, try to get to the course early for some putting and chipping practice

What’s on your bedroom walls: Sports Posters of all kinds (Dak Prescott, Joey Votto, Lebron James)

When I’m bored I like to...Play video games (MLB The Show)

Favorite movie: Major League (favorite movie)

Favorite TV show: Quick Pitch (MLB Network)

Favorite musical artist: Travis Scott

Favorite thing to read: Sports Illustrated (Magazine)

Favorite home-cooked meal: Dad's Steak

Favorite restaurant: Rooster's

Whose mind would you like to read? Mr. Hershberger 

Place where you’d love to travel: California

Talent you’d like to have: Dunk a basketball (talent)

Favorite school subjects: Science and Social Studies

Favorite athlete: Cody Bellinger (Favorite Athlete)

Favorite team: Cincinnati Reds and Ohio State

Something in the world I’d like to change: Violence around the country

Favorite sports moment: Throwing a no-hitter in 13U travel ball

Favorite junk food: Ice Cream (junk food)

Best thing about your favorite sport: competing with your friends