West Liberty-Salem HS Athlete of the Month - August


Name: Tate Yoder

School: West Liberty - Salem

Grade: 10th

Age: 16

Sports: Cross Country & Track

Claim to fame/honors: Hustle award, 2nd team, career pr 16:56 (XC), 1600 OHC track winner

Words you live by: I can do all things through Christ

Toughest opponent: Cedarville & Greenon

Biggest influence: Joey Adams

Game-day rituals: making sure I eat good food & think about the race

What’s on your bedroom walls: my medals & awards

When I’m bored I like to … fly my drone

Favorite movie: Facing the Giants

Person who would play you in a movie: Zac Efron

Favorite TV show: The Office

Favorite musical artist: Kenny Chesney

Favorite book: The Outsiders

Favorite home-cooked meal: Lasagna & garlic bread

Favorite restaurant: Texas Roadhouse

Whose mind would you like to read: Coach Louden

Place where you’d love to travel: Hawaii

Talent you’d like to have: drawing

Favorite school subject:  math

Favorite athlete: Jesse owens

Favorite team: OSU

Something in the world I’d like to change: no homework

Favorite sports moment: When I qualified for State as an 8th grader.

Favorite junk food: ice cream

Best thing about your favorite sport: meeting new friends & getting to know people from different schools