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Athlete of the Week: Cam Rising


When it comes to football, some athletes are born to excel on the field. Camden Rising, a talented young player, is a shining example of such an individual. Growing up in a football-centric family, Camden’s passion for the sport runs deep. With his dedication and unwavering work ethic, he has become a prominent figure on the field.

Camden Rising’s love for football was instilled in him from an early age. With his father and older brother already deeply involved in the sport, football became an integral part of his life. Spending countless hours watching his family members play, Camden developed a profound understanding and appreciation for the game. His father, who also serves as his coach, has been an invaluable mentor and source of inspiration throughout his football journey.

Maintaining balance between school and sport is paramount for Camden. Understanding the importance of education, he diligently works to excel in his studies while also honing his football skills. He believes that success both on and off the field is a product of hard work, stating, “Throughout the week, it’s important to watch film, lift weights, and improve my agility. I work hard to keep school and football balanced.”

Camden Rising is fortunate to have an incredible support system in his parents. They have been his number one fans and unwavering supporters since day one. Encouraging him every step of the way, his parents attend every game, providing the loudest cheers from the sidelines. Camden recognizes their immense influence in his life and acknowledges that their support has played a vital role in his development as a player and as a young man.

Before stepping onto the field, Camden prefers to immerse himself in motivational music and speeches. These serve as a source of inspiration and mental preparation, igniting a fire within him that fuels his performance during the game. He firmly believes that maintaining a positive mindset and self-belief are paramount to achieving success on the football field.

As Camden continues to hone his skills and grow as an athlete, his future in football looks exceptionally promising. With his dedication, natural talent, and unwavering work ethic, Camden is poised to make a significant impact in the world of football. Whether it be through his exceptional performance on the field or his influence as a role model off the field, Camden Rising is undoubtedly a name to remember.

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Mackenzie Thomas, Sports and Feature Editor
“Don’t give up on the person you’re becoming”  I am Mackenzie Thomas, a Senior at Marion Center Area High School. I am currently involved in Advanced Competetive Robotics, Bots IQ Robotics, FIRST Robotics, Future Business Leaders of America(FBLA), Cross Country, and Track and Field.  I am a proud member of the Newspaper staff for the fifth year. My love for journalism is flourishing as I am able to contribute to myself in a positive way. Ultimately, the Newspaper Club is giving me the opportunity to represent the school through writing and exploring events going on amongst the student body, all while contributing to my future career goal in the sports journalism field. 
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