Sports Spotlight |

Sports Spotlight

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.

Support Local Journalism

Support Local Journalism

Readers around Craig and Moffat County make the Craig Press’ work possible. Your financial contribution supports our efforts to deliver quality, locally relevant journalism.

Now more than ever, your support is critical to help us keep our community informed about the evolving coronavirus pandemic and the impact it is having locally. Every contribution, however large or small, will make a difference.

Each donation will be used exclusively for the development and creation of increased news coverage.


Start a dialogue, stay on topic and be civil.
If you don't follow the rules, your comment may be deleted.

User Legend: iconModerator iconTrusted User