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Athlete Q&A: Nick Stone

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Click here to read the latest Athlete Q&A, this week with Camp Verde High School junior Nick Stone.


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Nick Stone
Junior Forward

Where are you from?
I’m from here [Camp Verde] I’ve lived here my whole life.

What sports do you play?
Basketball and track.

Which is your favorite?
Basketball, by far.

Why?
I’m not too good at track but I just started basketball a couple years ago and it’s been a lot of fun.

What’s your favorite food?
Pancakes.

Do you have a favorite sports team or athlete?
The Lakers and Steph Curry.

Favorite movie?
“The Longest Yard.”

If you could have any superpower, what would it be?
To fly.

What’s your dream place to live?
Hawaii, Alaska, one of the two.

What do you do in your free time?
I listen to music or I go to church, I’m there a lot.

Do you have any pregame routines or superstitions?
I read my Bible before the game, just on the bus or on the bleachers before the game.

Describe your coach in one word.
Genuine. He’s real.

Describe yourself in one word.
Energetic.

What makes a good teammate?
Someone who’s humble enough to not want to take every shot, who doesn’t want to play every minute of the game.

What are the benefits of playing high school sports?
On our team we learn a lot about how to be a better person in general, or work ethic for a career when we enter the work force.

What are your future goals?
I want to be a youth pastor or a teacher, and teach here.

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