Sports Spotlight



Sports Spotlight: Tanner Rust

Tanner Rust

Age: 14, Rifle High School freshman

Sport: Basketball

How did you get your start in your sport?

“When I was young, my dad and my brother played, and my dad got me started.”

Are there any competitors you’re looking forward to playing this season?

“Not really, I just want to play one game at a time.”

What kind of things do you want to improve on?


What strengths do you bring to the team?

“Leadership and working hard.”

What is one thing about your team that an outsider might not know?

“We’re all pretty quick on the floor.”


Food: Pizza

Movie: “The Hangover”

Book: “The ‘Hatchet’ series”

TV Show: “Rob Dyrdek’s Fantasy Factory”

Music: Country or hard rock

Pro athlete: Carmelo Anthony

Leisure activity: “Being outdoors.”

Editor's note: An earlier version of this story contained a mistake. We apologize for the error.


StrokeBroke 6 years, 3 months ago

(Typical)-Tanner Rust is a Freshman at Rifle HS...Wow CDP.


David Moore 6 years, 3 months ago

Why is the CDP featuring a student at a school 90 miles away? Why not feature our own athletes from our own town? Just wondering......


mchsgrad10 6 years, 3 months ago

why is there a rifle high school student this is moffat county... there are plently of athletes here.... learn your sports and the kids who play them


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