Time out with Skye Simpson
School: Carson High School
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.