Blake Over

Name: Blake Over

School: Northern Bedford

Age: 18

Grade: Senior

Sport: Football

Athlete of the week achievement: Over threw for 217 yards and three touchdowns in a 41-0 victory over Glendale. He also rushed for 21 yards and a score and intercepted a pass and returned it 65 yards for another touchdown.

Season update: Over leads the area in passing yardage for the 1-0 Black Panthers.

Coach Jeff Batzel’s quote: “Blake had an outstanding game. More than anything, I was pleased with his composure and leadership he showed with our inexperienced people that he was leading.”

Favorite teacher: Mr. Franks

Favorite subject: Anatomy II

Favorite movie: “Anchorman”

Favorite food: Steak and hot wings

Favorite song: “Up Up and Away” by Kid Cudi

Outside interests: Basketball, track, hanging out with friends

Favorite professional team: Pittsburgh Steelers

Favorite college team: Penn State

Pro athlete most admired: Kevin Durant

Best athlete I ever played with: Kyler Diehl

Best athlete I ever competed against: Zach and Tayler Pressel in track and field

Most influential person on my athletic career: My parents and Coach Batzel

Proudest athletic achievement: Winning two state medals in track (third in triple jump and eighth in long jump)

How I got my start in football: “My parents signed me up for YMCA flag football in second grade.”

Future goal: “To play a sport at a Division I college and eventually become a chiropractor.”