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Foor helps Panthers win

April 2, 2013
The Altoona Mirror

Name: Wes Foor

School: Northern Bedford

Age: 18

Grade: Senior

Sport: Baseball

Athlete of the week achievement: Foor smacked a double and single, scored two runs and drove in four in Northern Bedford's victory over Fannett-Metal.

Season update: Foor is hitting .400 for the Panthers, who are 1-0.

Coach David McIlnay's quote: "He is an extremely hard worker. He works hard every day at practice. We had a good start to the season, and he contributed with some big hits with guys on base."

Favorite teacher: Mr. Frederick

Favorite subject: Building Construction

Favorite movies: "Miracle" and "Warrior"

Favorite food: Hot wings

Favorite song: "The Champ" by Nelly

Outside interests: Football, hunting

Favorite professional team: Pittsburgh Pirates

Favorite college team: Michigan Wolverines

Pro athlete most admired: Dustin Pedroia

Best athlete I ever played with: Jake Stern and Ty Black

Best athlete I ever competed against: Punxsutawney's Jamie Bush

Most influential person on my athletic career: "My dad [Kenny], and God."

Proudest athletic achievement: Making it to regionals with the Bedford Hurricanes Legion baseball team

How I got my start in baseball: "I signed up for T-ball, played baseball in the backyard and kept going."

Future goal: "Win districts in baseball and make it back to regionals with the Bedford Hurricanes."

 
 

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