TENNERTON — In continuing to bring you the best sports coverage in Upshur County, the My Buckhannon sports department is pleased to present another edition of our exclusive — Raising the Jolly Roger With…
In ‘Raising the Jolly Roger With…’ the My Buckhannon sports department will interview a senior student-athlete from Buckhannon-Upshur to get to know them better and what makes them tick both on and off the field. Don’t settle for cheap knockoffs!
Our student-athlete this week is Kendal Currence — enjoy!
1. Please list all the sports you have played at B-U and what year you played them? I have played basketball and volleyball all four years.
2. What has been your favorite athletic moment at Buckhannon-Upshur that you participated in? Probably getting to play at home in the sectional tournament for basketball last year and winning.
3. Describe your toughest practice at Buckhannon-Upshur. What sport and who was the coach? Basketball practice when head coach Rob Kittle is mad at us for not staying down and playing defense so we do defensive slides.
4. Do you have a favorite saying from one of your head coaches? “The sky is the limit for you.”
5. What was or is your favorite class you have taken at Buckhannon-Upshur and who taught it? Why was it your favorite? Accounting classes with Mrs. Dean. I love the classes because Mrs. Dean makes it such a good environment and a she is a very good teacher. She gets you ready for life.
6. What is your favorite thing about being a Buccaneer? The support you get from your whole community.
7. If you were asked to play another sport, what would it be and why? Softball. I played one year In eighth grade. I never played anymore after that but I miss playing.
8. Who is your hero and why? My parents. They push me to be the best I can be.
9. What do you want to be when you grow up? Travel nurse.
10. What are you initial plans after graduation? Go to college for volleyball or basketball and go into nursing.
11. What question do you hate to answer? What is my favorite memory.
12. Who is the best athlete in your family? I have no clue, I don’t think I can pick one.
13. Do you have a favorite vacation spot, is so where? The beach, it doesn’t matter which one.
14. What is your favorite food and one thing you won’t eat? Mexican is probably my favorite. I really don’t have any food I don’t like.
15. What advice would you give to a young athlete ready to start his/her time as a Buccaneer? Don’t slack off any practice or game. Always go 110 percent all the time and push yourself to get better every time you step onto the court of field.