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Athlete Spotlight: Parker Baxley

Posted: July 17, 2012 - 7:44pm  |  Updated: July 25, 2012 - 9:55am

SPORT: Soccer


POSITION: Midfield


AGE: 12


GRADE: Seventh


SCHOOL: North Augusta Middle


WHY DID YOU CHOOSE SOCCER? It’s fun. It’s just a good sport, fast-paced.


WHAT IS THE MOST DIFFICULT THING TO DO IN SOCCER? Keeping my cool, not getting too nervous or jittery


STANDOUT MOMENT: We finished second in a tournament in Savannah recently.


STRENGTHS: Finding passes


IMPROVEMENT GOAL: Just getting better at the game in total


WORST INJURY: Knocked out a tooth


TRAINING ROUTINE: Get out in the yard and shoot at the fence


OTHER SPORTS: Football


SPORT YOU WOULD LIKE TO TRY: Joining a football team


FAVORITE PROFESSIONAL ATHLETE: Cristiano Ronaldo


WHY IS BEING INVOLVED IN SPORTS IMPORTANT? It gives me something to do and keeps me out of trouble.

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