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December 25, 2012
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Time out with Skye Simpson

School: Carson High School

Sport: Basketball

Q: What are your favorite sports and why?

A: Basketball and softball because they both require thinking and good skills, and they're both fun.

Q: Who is your favorite professional athlete and why?

A: Kobe Bryant because he is a really good player and his skills are amazing.

Q: How do you feel about drug/alcohol testing at the high school level? Should it be random or should everybody on a team be tested at least once during the season?

A: I think drug testing should be random, but an athlete can be tested more than once.

Q: If you saw a teammate using drugs or alcohol, what would you do? Would you talk to him about it or turn him into the coach?

A: I would talk to them about it, and if they didn't stop I would tell the coach.

Q: The Olympics just ended. How much of the coverage did you watch and what sport did you enjoy watching the most and why?

A: Men's basketball because the teams are foreign and good. It gets intense.

Q: Do you have any hobbies, and if so, what are they?

A: No, I just play basketball and softball.

Q: Do you have a favorite TV show?

A: Pretty Little Liars.

Q: What is your favorite food?

A: Anything but seafood.

Q: What is the last non-academic you read?

A: Read sports and entertainment magazines.

Q: If you could change one thing about your high school, what would it be?

A: I would change the schedule so we wouldn't have a class for 45 minutes.

Q: What sport isn't offered at the high school level that you think should be?

A: Rugby for girls.

Q: After graduation, where do you plan to attend college and what are you looking at in terms of a major?

A: I'm looking to go to WNC for a semester and then transfer to UNR and major in anatomy.

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The Nevada Appeal Updated Dec 25, 2012 12:09AM Published Dec 25, 2012 12:08AM Copyright 2012 The Nevada Appeal. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.