Shale’s hard work is noticed

Name: Evan Shale

School: Hollidaysburg

Age: 17

Grade: Senior

Sport: Soccer

Athlete of the week achievement: Shale led Hollidaysburg to a 3-0 week capped off by a shutout of 11-2 Brockway. He allowed just one goal in three games.

Season update: The Golden Tigers are 6-4.

Coach Craig Shale’s quote: “Evan has produced some unbelievable saves against the best competion in the area. He is one of the hardest working players I have coached, and in my mind is the premier keeper in the region. His work ethic and drive to be the best is what sets him apart and what will serve him well as he continues his soccer and education at Geneva College next fall.”

Favorite teacher: Mrs. Schmouder

Favorite subject: History

Favorite movie: “Black Panther”

Favorite food: Grandma’s apple pie

Favorite song: “One of them Girls” by Lee Brice

Outside interests: Baseball, biking, hiking

Favorite professional team: Liverpool

Favorite college team: Penn State

Pro athlete most admired: Liverpool FC’s Sadio Mane

Best athlete I ever competed against: Altoona’s Bailey Musselman

Most influential person on my athletic career: My dad, Craig, my pap, Dick, and my travel soccer coach, Mo Taylor

Proudest athletic achievement: Winning the PA West State Cup with my travel team, the HSA Blazers

How I got my start in soccer: Watching Liverpool Saturday mornings with my dad

Future goal: Study engineering and play soccer at Geneva College


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