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Senior Spotlight — Danny Nolasco

Published: Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2013 12:00 p.m. CDT
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Baseball is Danny Nolasco’s favorite sport because “it’s the only sport played on dirt.”

Name: Danny Nolasco.

Nicknames: “Dan the Lam,” “Danimal,” “The Wizard.”

School: Hall High School.

Date/Place of birth: Aug. 17, 1995, Spring Valley.

Hometown: Spring Valley.

Family: Ray, Sue, Brian Nolasco and grandma “T-bird.”

Sports: Football, basketball and baseball.

Favorite sport: Baseball because it’s the only sport played on dirt.

Favorite food and where to get it: Wings from Buffalo Wild Wings.

Likes: Music, hanging with friends and popcorn.

Dislikes: Being bored, waking up early and mushrooms.

Person with the greatest influence on my athletic career and why: John Wooden. His “Pyramid of Success” has always been a huge part of my family.

Person with the greatest influence on my life: My dad because he has taught me everything I know.

If stranded on a deserted island, I would have to have my: Popcorn.

The CD in my player at home/car is: “2-Chainz.”

People would be surprised to know that: My favorite movie is “Hurcules.”

I stay home to watch: “White Collar.”

When I need luck for a big game, I: Pop some popcorn and watch some of my favorite shows or movies.

The funniest person I’ve ever met: A.J. Gaeta. That kid can just do no wrong.

What they’ll say about me at school after I graduate: That I was a heck of a kid.

Most embarrassing moment: Bragging about Notre Dame and how they were going to beat Alabama.

Most unforgettable moment: Singing “Iris” with Zach Urbanski for the Mr. Hall competition.

Ultimate sports fantasy: Be on the same team as Evan Longoria.

What I would like to do in life: Help people that really need help.

Three words that best describe me: Giving, snazzy, class-clown.

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