Athlete of the week: Josh Humphrey

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Athlete of the week: Josh Humphrey

Senior Josh Humphrey is pictured playing the sport he loves.

Senior Josh Humphrey is pictured playing the sport he loves.

photo contributed by Josh Humphrey

Senior Josh Humphrey is pictured playing the sport he loves.

photo contributed by Josh Humphrey

photo contributed by Josh Humphrey

Senior Josh Humphrey is pictured playing the sport he loves.

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Josh Humphrey is a senior on the boys’ basketball team. He plays forward for the team.

What’s your favorite thing about basketball?

“The electric atmosphere in the gym after a big play or during an intense game,” Humphrey said.

When did you start playing the sport?

“I started playing when I was four,” Humphrey said.

Were you good at the sport when you first started?

“Yeah, I was pretty good when I first started,” Humphrey said.

Do you have any post-game rituals?

“I go and get an Oreo McFlurry after every game,” Humphrey said.

How does your team get ready for a big game?

“Right before the game, we get the energy flowing by listening to music and having a dunk contest in the old gym,” Humphrey said.

How has the sport changed over the years?

“It has become more fast-paced and centered around the three-point shot,” Humphrey said.

Do you still enjoy the sport years after you started?

“Yes, it is still just as exciting as it was when I was a kid,” Humphrey said.

How do you manage school and a varsity sport?

“I try to get a lot of my homework done during free time at school and go to sleep early every night,” Humphrey said.

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