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Ryan Easter

March 12, 2013
The Altoona Mirror

Name: Ryan Easter

School: Bedford

Age: 17

Grade: Junior

Sport: Wrestling

Athlete of the week achievement: Easter won the silver medal in the 120-pound weight class in the PIAA Class AA Wrestling Championships in Hershey.

Season update: Easter finished 36-3 and earned his third PIAA medal after finishing fifth as a freshman and sixth as a sophomore. He was the Bisons' first state finalist since 2001.

Coach Brian Creps' quote: "Ryan had a really great weekend. He's a great kid who does well in school and is never in trouble. That's all you want in good athletes. When the tournament was over, we were in the back of the arena, and he still had a big smile on his face because he knew he gave it everything he had."

Favorite teacher: Mr. Lantz

Favorite subject: Math

Favorite movie: "Remember the Titans"

Favorite food: Ribs

Favorite song: "Lose Yourself" by Eminem

Outside interests: Golf

Favorite professional team: Boston Red Sox

Favorite college team: PSU

Athlete most admired: Penn State's David Taylor

Best athlete I ever played with: No preference

Best athlete I ever competed against: Bethlehem Catholic's Darian Cruz

Most influential person on my athletic career: My dad, Joel, and my brother, Trey

Proudest athletic achievement: "Placing second at states."

How I got my start in wrestling: "I think my dad took me to a practice when I was 5."

Future goal: Being a state champ in wrestling.

 
 
 

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