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Posted: January 3, 2012 - 9:18pm  |  Updated: January 11, 2012 - 2:39am
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TJ Sheppard

SPORT: Basketball

POSITION: Shooting guard, small forward

AGE: 17

GRADE: 11th

SCHOOL: North Augusta High

WHY DID YOU CHOOSE BASKETBALL? My family has been playing it since I was little and I used to watch it on TV all the time.

WHAT IS THE MOST DIFFICULT THING TO DO IN BASKETBALL? Shooting and dribbling with my right hand

STANDOUT MOMENT: I had four dunks in the last Greenbrier game.

STRENGTHS: Jumping, rebounding, helping my teammates get better

IMPROVEMENT GOAL FOR THE SEASON: Probably shooting and staying healthy, just getting to the state championship

WORST INJURY: Sprained left ankle

TRAINING ROUTINE: Just practicing hard, making sure to be first in everything at practice and stuff

OTHER SPORTS: Next year I am thinking about football; AAU basketball outside of school

FAVORITE PROFESSIONAL ATHLETE: Kobe Bryant. He's outstanding. He works hard and he doesn't just brag about himself. He's very humble.

WHY IS BEING INVOLVED IN SPORTS IMPORTANT? It keeps you out of trouble and it's a positive thing to do. It's an easy way to get a scholarship as long as your grades are good.

 

Tanner Scaggs

SPORT: Basketball

POSITION: Point guard

AGE: 13

GRADE: Eighth

SCHOOL: Paul Knox Middle

WHY DID YOU CHOOSE BASKETBALL? I loved it as a child and I grew up playing it.

WHAT IS THE MOST DIFFICULT THING TO DO IN BASKETBALL? Guarding someone taller than you

STANDOUT MOMENT: Leading the team

STRENGTHS: Speed and dribbling

IMPROVEMENT GOAL FOR THE SEASON: Be a top scorer on the team

WORST INJURY: Bruised rib

TRAINING ROUTINE: Stretch, shoot before practice and pray

OTHER SPORTS: Baseball and cross country

FAVORITE PROFESSIONAL ATHLETE: Steve Nash, a basketball player for the Phoenix Suns

WHY IS BEING INVOLVED IN SPORTS IMPORTANT? To prepare yourself for sports in high school and beyond

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