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Senior Spotlight — Kristian Konneck

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The ultimate sports fantasy for Bureau Valley senior Kristian Konneck would be to be drafted in the NFL. He says his dad has had the greatest influence on his athletic career, because “he’s never easy on me and always gives me advice.”

Nickname: none.

School: Bureau Valley High School.

Date/Place of birth: Aug. 11, 1995, Spring Valley.

Hometown: Sheffield.

Family: Dana and Scott Konneck, Will and Carly.

Sports: Football, track and field.

Favorite sport and why: Football because I love the atmosphere of a football game.

Favorite food and where to get it: Pasta, anywhere I can find it.

Likes: Sports, hanging out with friends, sleep.

Dislikes: A lot of homework, spiders, snakes.

Person with the greatest influence on my athletic career and why: Dad, he’s never easy on me and always gives me advice.

Person with the greatest influence on my life: Mom, she is the reason I’m going to college, always made sure I was doing good in school.

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

The CD in my player at home/car is: iPod.

People would be surprised to know that: I was a nerdy kid.

I stay home to watch: Supernatural.

When I need luck for a big game, I: pray to God.

The funniest person I’ve ever met (why): Daniel Trone, his logic amazes me.

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

Most embarrassing moment: Driving through Rock Falls for the first time ever, I got lost and couldn’t get out.

Most unforgettable moment: Making it to state in track my sophomore year.

Ultimate sports fantasy: Drafted in the NFL.

What I would like to do in life: Go to college and train to be a physical therapist.

Three words that best describe me: Hard-working, productive, confident.


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