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Male Spotlight Athlete of the Week Brady Weimer

Feb. 12—Name: Brady Weimer

School: North Star

Age: 18

Grade: 12

Sport: Basketball

Parents: Barrie and Cindy Weimer, of Friedens

Athletic achievements: Scoring over 1,000 points, 2022-23 all-WestPAC selection and athlete of the month.

Coach's quote: "Brady recently joined an elite group of players from North Star by scoring 1,000 points. This milestone was reached by his dedication, commitment and hard work to the program. He has been a four-year starter who the team can count on in pressure situations." — North Star boys basketball coach Randy Schrock

Favorite subject: Physical education

Favorite movie: "The Upside"

Favorite video game: "Minecraft"

Favorite food: Steak

Favorite teacher (subject taught): Mr. Ridilla (physical education)

Favorite song: "Turks" by NAV and Gunna featuring Travis Scott

Favorite app on your phone: Instagram or TikTok

Outside interests: Fishing, sleeping and hanging out with friends

If you were an animal, what animal would you be and why?: I would be a snow leopard because they are rare and I am one of a kind

Favorite athletic team: Duke Blue Devils

Athlete most admired: North Star graduate Hunter Stevens

Most influential person on my athletic career: Brock Weimer

Most impressive athlete that you have competed against: Conemaugh Township Area graduate Tanner Shirley

Proudest athletic achievement: Scoring more than 1,000 points

How I got my start: I have played basketball since I was in kindergarten

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