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Q&A: Morrison's Eads loves hometown, sports, but not math

Published: Saturday, Jan. 18, 2014 12:06 a.m. CDT
(Philip Marruffo/pmarruffo@saukvalley.com)
Morrison's Chelsea Eads puts up a shot against Amboy on Thursday. The three-sport standout for the Fillies comes from an athletic family, and loved growing up in a small town.

Fillies’ three-sport standout from an athletic family, loves living in a small town.

Do you have time for any hobbies besides sports?

I really don’t have anything except sports. Last night I had two batting practices and basketball practice on top of that, and staying after basketball practice to shoot. It’s just school, sports, homework, and then sleep, and wake up and go over the cycle again.

Any brothers and sisters?

I have two brothers and one sister. They’re all younger, and they’re all athletes, too.

Were your parents athletes?

Yes. My mom [Tori] was a pretty good basketball player [at
Morrison]. My dad [Justin] was a wrestler and football player [also at Morrison].

Have you always lived in Morrison?

Yes. It’s a small town. I love it. I love playing on the home court. I only have a couple games left, so I’m going to make it what I can.

Plans beyond high school?

I’m definitely going to go to college and play softball. I’m looking at Wartburg [College in Waverly, Iowa] and a couple other colleges that I still have to visit. I’m planning on studying fitness management, but I’m not sure yet.

Career aspirations?

I’ve always wanted to be a coach. I definitely want to stay in fitness.

Favorite TV shows?

The Fosters. I love that show. It’s on ABC Family. I watch ABC Family a lot.

Favorite music?

I have a pump-up playlist before every game. I have old-school music on it. I have Michael Jackson on there. And, I love getting pumped up to the pep band, so I even have a playlist on my iPod of pep bands playing.

Favorite foods?

Chicken nuggets and mashed potatoes. That’s the best.

Favorite school subject?

I want to say P.E., but that’s kind of lame. I don’t even have to take P.E., but I’ve taken it all 4 years, all year-round. I enjoy the activity.

Least favorite subject?

I don’t like math. I struggle with math. I’m in [pre-calculus]. It’s hard.

But you can still figure out your batting average, right?

Yeah. I know how to do that stuff.

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