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Sports Spotlight: Mariah Bangs

Sports Spotlight: Mariah Bangs

Mariah Bangs

Age: 13, Craig Middle School seventh-grader

Sport: Basketball

How did you get your start in your sport?

"My friends convinced me to try it, and it's been pretty good so far."

What's your favorite part of your sport?

"I like to work on defensive drills."

How do you like your coach?

"She's pretty good. She knows a lot of drills because she's been a coach for a while."

What strengths do you bring to the team?

"Defense."

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

"Everybody likes to work together, and we work together well."

Are there any other sports that you want to play this season?

"I'm in the girls house league for hockey."

Favorites:

Food: Pork chops

Movie: "'The Outsiders.' It's my favorite book, too."

Superhero: Superman

Car: Chevy Duramax

Animal: "A pig because I'm going to do 4-H this year and raise one."