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Ali Czarnecki, Sports Report

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Name: Matthew Mahoney
Grade: Freshman
Sports: Basketball
What is your favorite part of basketball?
“My favorite part is how anyone on the team can make a contribution.”
How has this year gone as a freshman?
“Really good, it’s been easy adjusting to the new school.”
What are you most looking forward to this year for basketball?
“I’m looking forward to our whole program taking a trip to Traverse City. It will be a good time to bond with the team and have fun!”
What is your favorite gas station food? Why?
“I don’t like any, gas station food is nasty.”
Who is your favorite teacher and why?
“I like Mr. Fisher because he makes class really fun; he relates to us and acts like a student.”
What do you like to work on at practice? Does it help your performance?
“I like working on post moves because it helps me become a better player down low.”
What is your motivation to play basketball?
“My motivation is my dad, he used to play and seeing videos of him playing in high school made me want to play.”
What is your favorite quote? Why?
“”Never give up and take nothing for granted in life”- Dwayne Wade. I like this quote because never giving up to me means to keep working hard through the struggles and you will find success. The second part of this quote I like because I want to enjoy every part of the basketball season and high school in general because it will be over before I know it.”
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Ali Czarnecki, Sports Reporter

Ali is a Senior and writes for the Sports Report. She has played soccer all three years at FHC. Ali enjoys working out, hanging out with friends, and being...

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2 Responses to “Player Profile: Matthew Mahoney”

  1. Peggy Kennedy on November 30th, 2017 8:55 pm

    I love reading about a kid who wants to keep trying. You do not need to win every time you do something in life. However, if you don’t try, you never will. Working hard at it is the icing on the cake. This kid deserves a triple layer chocolate cake, with ice cream.

  2. Maureen Dickinson on November 30th, 2017 10:37 pm

    Matthew, your insights show your maturity. I look forward to seeing you on the court as I watched your dad play. You too are a true athlete, understanding how a team is the sum of all its players. Good luck this season and keep working through the struggles. We follow you proudly.

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