Time out with Tyler Valley
SCHOOL: Carson High
Q: What is your favorite sport?
A: Baseball is my favorite sport because I’ve played it all my life and it’s always been fun.
Q: Who is your favorite professional athlete?
A: Tim Lincecum because he’s an amazing pitcher and he plays for the Giants.
Q: How do you feel about drug/alcohol testing at the high school level? Should it be random or should everybody be tested at least once during the season?
A: I like drug testing in high school. I feel that every athlete should be tested at least once during the season.
Q: If you saw a teammate using drugs or alcohol, what would you do?
A: I would talk to him about it and try to convince them to stop or get help.
Q: What sport have you always wanted to try but never have, and for what reason?
A: I’ve always wanted to try lacrosse because it looks intense. I never tried it because I never had the opportunity.
Q: What are your hobbies?
A: I like to snowboard in the winter and ride my scooter in the summer.
Q: What are your favorite television shows?
A: I like That 70’s Show and Sportscenter.
Q: What is your favorite food?
A: McChicken sandwiches and McDouble hamburgers from McDonalds.
Q: What was the last non-academic book you read?
A: I read “Moneyball” by Michael Lewis a couple weeks ago.
Q: Who is your favorite musician or group?
A: It’s a toss-up between the Beach Boys and Garth Brooks.
Q: What has been your most thrilling moment in sports?
A: My freshman year when we had a walk-off win against Douglas in extra innings.
Q: Where do you plan to attend college, and what are you looking at in terms of a major?
A: I’m not really sure where I’m going to go to college. I want to major in business.