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Josh Wise – Athlete Biography

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Josh Wise is a freshman and a member of the varsity basketball team.

This is Wise’s first year playing for the High School team and he takes on the position of . Although Wise is a skilled and hardworking player he’s still young and has a lot to learn from both the coach’s and his team mates.

“If I had to pick my biggest strength it would defiantly be finishing and dribbling, I work on nailing these a lot,” said Wise. “Especially since our coaches are really demanding and see a lot of potential in me,” added Wise.

Wise has a lot of friends that are both JM Rockets and some that are not, he looks forward to playing against them and hopefully quenching the win against them as well. During the games against his friends he hopes he can accomplish his goal of scoring at least 10 points a game.

“My friends encouraged me to play basketball when I was young and now some have moved away so instead of playing together, we are playing against each other,” said Wise. “I have always had goals for myself whether it was in school, during church, at home, or during sports. And I always try my best to accomplish them no matter what, so this year I set a goal for myself during my games and that is to be able to score 10 points a game,” Wise added.

But, scoring ten points a game is not Wise’s only goal he also hopes he will be able to letter for basketball and continue to do so for the rest of his high school career. Wise has high hopes for the rest of this season and future ones, especially since every year they will be bringing in some new fresh players.

“Lettering to me is a huge accomplishment,” Wise said. “I know if I can obtain this both my family and I would be so proud. It would help me show myself that I am not a bad basketball player, but that I am an awesome one.”

Game day is the best day in Wise’s eyes, waking up for school is not just waking up for school anymore, it is time to show off his skills. To Wise a game means a lot, it is where you show off all the skills you’ve been working towards in front of all your friends and family. After the long hours of practice, running, and becoming closer with his team mates he can finally show off everything he’s got.

“Every time we have a game it’s like the air in the school is better,” said Wise. “All my teammates are happy and everyone is telling us good luck and asking questions. I always give my best in every game and hope I can provide a good show for my friends and family. Also while kicking butt and winning games,” added Wise.

Wise looks forward to future games and future seasons. Although he’s sad to see some of his best friends finish their last season and graduate he is excited to see what kind of new talent arrives next year.

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Madison Kovach, Editor-in-chief

Madison Kovach is a junior and a third year Journalism student.

Kovach is a member of the school's Library Club, Drama Club, Art Club, Leo Club, and...

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