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Senior Spotlight — Kyle Arnett

Published: Wednesday, April 11, 2012 1:50 p.m. CDT
(BCR photo/Jeff Schlesinger)
Kyle Arnett says his ultimate sports fantasy would be to hear the words, “Arnett, you’re being called up to the big leagues. He says he’s a Cubs fan and “Yes, I know they haven’t won the World Series in a very long time.”

Name: Kyle Arnett.

Nickname(s): “Ky-ky, Sasquatch.”

School: Princeton High School.

Date/Place of birth: Nov. 19, 1993/Spring Valley.

Hometown: Princeton.

Family: Dad-Mike, Mom-Sally, Sister-April.

Sports: Cross country three years, Football - 2011 season, basketball and baseball - four years.

Favorite Sport: Baseball, because it is the only sport that I can play everyday and still enjoy it.

Favorite Food: Big Mac meal, no cheese, and of course make everything a large

Likes: Ultimate Frisbee, video games, music, Chicago Cubs (Yes I know they haven’t won the World Series in a very long time), running.

Dislikes: Cats, forgetting things, being quiet.

Who had the greatest influence on my athletic career: Every coach I’ve had because I have picked things up from what they have taught me and they really helped me be the athlete I am today.

Who had the greatest Influence on my life: Without a doubt my parents and my friends, especially a certain someone who may or may not be named Jack Click.

Deserted Island: Stereo/radio and a life time supply of Jalapeno Kettle Cooked Chips.

CD in my player: Hip/Hop Mix.

People would be surprised to know: I went on a mission trip to the Appalachian Mountains.

I stay home to watch: Little House on the Prairie. 

When I need luck for a big game: I destroy my eardrums with extremely loud music.

The funniest person I have met: My dad with his corny jokes.

What they’ll say about me when I graduate: Always someone who made people laugh, and cared about others.

Most embarrassing moment: My first cross country meet ever I sprinted as fast as I could and was leading the entire race for a good 300 meters then realized that wasn’t a very good choice since cross-country races are three miles.

Most unforgettable moment: The entire Homecoming game against Hall this year. Shout out to Southern Foster.

Ultimate sports fantasy: Hear the words, “Arnett, you’re being called up to the bigs.”

What would I like to do in life: See the world (dream), graduate college and become a principal (reality).

Three words that best describes me: Athletic, caring, respectful.

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