2021 Senior Spotlights

Our 2021 Senior Spotlights will be posted as the season nears.

2020 Senior Spotlights

Anderson
31 – AUGGIE ANDERSON

Parents: Dave and Sherry
Siblings: Jordyn, Amber and Summer
Favorite Memory: Beating Blue Valley North in overtime
Favorite Sport: Baseball
Favorite Food: A homemade steak
Favorite Athlete: Alex Gordon
Future Plans: To play college baseball and study marketing
Message to Parents: Thank you for everything you have done for me over the years. You guys give me the confidence to play without worry.
Bradley
7 – ANDREW BRADLEY

Parents: Kelly Weixeldorfer, Eric Bradley
Siblings: Tanner and Sophina
Favorite Memory: Coming back against Mill Valley junior year
Favorite Sport: Football
Favorite Food: Chicken
Favorite Athlete: Russell Westbrook
Future Plans: Play football in college and pursue business
Message to Parents: Thank you for all the love and support so far throughout my journey. I wouldn’t be anywhere close to where I am today without you.
Cushing
35 – MASON CUSHING

Parents: Chad and Angela Cushing
Siblings: Mckenna
Favorite Memory: Going to my first Chicago Bears game in 5th grade
Favorite Sport: Football
Favorite Food: Double Bacon Cheeseburger
Favorite Athlete: Walter Payton
Future Plans: Looking forward to attending college and celebrating Da Bears Super Bowl victory!
Message to Parents: Thank you for your endless love and support. There are not enough words to describe how thankful I am for you both. Love you guys!
Fancher
71 – BRADY FANCHER

Parents: Jamie and Anne
Siblings: Drew and Mady
Favorite Memory: Winning the OT game against North
Favorite Sport: Football and Baseball
Favorite Food: Steak
Favorite Athlete: Whit Merrifield
Future Plans: Attend college and study business
Message to Parents: Thank you for everything. You always supported me and attended every game possible. You’ve always been by my side through everything and guided me down the path I needed. You’ve been a great role model and example for me and my future. Thank you for everything you have done for me.
9 – ALEX EVERHART

Parents: Kevin and Melissa
Siblings: George and Andrew
Favorite Memory: Junior year Sweetheart dance
Favorite Sport: Baseball
Favorite Food: Ice Cream
Favorite Athlete: Michael Jordan
Future Plans: Attend KU and study Sports Marketing
Message to Parents: Thank you for shaping me into the person I am today. Through rainy to super hot or freezing weather games, you guys have always been there for me. Love you guys!
Gakstatter
17 – KOEN GAKSTATTER

Parents: Luke and Kay
Siblings: Alex and Ashton
Favorite Memory: Junior year, JV win against BV in the snow
Favorite Sport: Football and Baseball
Favorite Food: Steak
Favorite Athlete: Fernando Tatis Jr.
Future Plans: Play baseball in college
Message to Parents: Thank you Mom and Dad for the constant love and support throughout my life. I love you both!
Hicks
70 – ROCCO HICKS

Parents: Erica and Eric Hicks
Siblings: Shayla Hicks
Favorite Memory: The Mill Valley win week one of last season
Favorite Sport: Lacrosse/Football
Favorite Food: Sushi
Favorite Athlete: Aaron Donald
Future Plans: To be a student athlete at whatever college I attend
Message to Parents: Thank you for supporting me throughout my entire high school experience, as well as keeping me motivated while recovering from my ACL surgery. Love you guys!!
Louis
84 – LOCH LOUIS

Parents: Gary and Loretta Louis
Siblings: Jordan, Scott, Jackson, Garrison and Samantha
Favorite Memory: Team dinner at IHOP
Favorite Sport: Track and Football
Favorite Food: Pizza
Favorite Athlete: Adam Thielen
Future Plans: Attend college and compete in track
Message to Parents: Thank you for supporting me no matter what I choose to do in life.
Jaudon Mandley
11 – JAUDON MANDLEY

Parents: Shanette Dunmore
Siblings: Aniah
Favorite Memory: Last year’s playoff game against Olathe North
Favorite Sport: Basketball
Favorite Food: Pizza
Favorite Athlete: Lebron James
Future Plans: Going to college to further my education
Message to Parents: Thank you mom for providing everything that I needed and sacrificing a lot for me. I love you dearly!
Marcom
36 – TY MARCOM

Parents: Melanie and Micheal Kolman, Josh and Cami Marcom
Siblings: Piper, Emre, Tate, Nathan, Bailey, Kylee, Brittney
Favorite Memory: Beating Blue Valley North in overtime and the fans stormed the field
Favorite Sport: Football
Favorite Food: steak
Favorite Athlete: Julio Jones
Future Plans: Go to BYU and study sports medicine
Message to Parents: Thank you for pushing me to be the best son, brother and overall person. You guys have sacrificed so much for me to play this sport and have everything I want and need. I love you guys so much!
Milonovich
4 – NICK MILONOVICH

Parents: Steve and Sheila Milonovich
Siblings: Amanda and Sydney
Favorite Memory: Playing football on the Jaguars football team we had when we were little.
Favorite Sport: Football
Favorite Food: Filet Mignon
Favorite Athlete: JuJu Smith-Schuster
Future Plans: Sports Marketing/Management
Message to Parents: I appreciate all the things you’ve done for me and all the time and money y’all have sacrificed in order to put me in the best position to succeed in life. I love both y’all very much even though sometimes I might be a pain in the butt. Thank you!
Nichols
54 – BEN NICHOLS

Parents: Becky and Steve
Siblings: Joey and Emma Kate
Favorite Memory: Getting food after practice with the O-line
Favorite Sport: Football
Favorite Food: Tacos
Favorite Athlete: Conor McGregor
Future Plans: Study food science in college
Message to Parents: Thanks for allowing me to play all these years. I couldn’t have done it without all of you guys’ support over the years.
O'Dell
29 – STUART O’DELL

Parents: Erin and Mike O’Dell
Siblings: Braxton and Carson
Favorite Memory: Touring Italy
Favorite Sport: Golf
Favorite Food: Blueberries
Favorite Athlete: Nick Chubb
Future Plans: unsure
Message to Parents: Thank you to my parents for allowing me and supporting me in the various sports that I have participated in throughout High School.
Patterson
73 – JARED PATTERSON

Parents: Jeannie and Jason Patterson
Siblings: Justin and Jake Patterson
Favorite Memory: Winning two playoff games with the seniors last year
Favorite Sport: Football
Favorite Food: Honey buns
Favorite Athlete: Quenton Nelson
Future Plans: Kansas State University and major in business
Message to Parents: My parents have been so supportive to me as a player. My dad has been supportive being the coach he is at home, and always on my side no matter if I miss the block or not. My mom has been my backbone in the stands as she cheers as if we won “State” even when we had just gone on the field for warmups. You both have been the best parents, and it shows, as I am the best kid on the field!  Thank you for all your support throughout high school, and I know you will always support me in everything in life! Love you guys!
Phadnis
13 – AARYAN PHADNIS

Parents: Smita and Ameet
Siblings: Aayush
Favorite Memory: Scoring my first touchdown against Southwest freshman year.
Favorite Sport: Football/Tennis
Favorite Food: Chicken Wings
Favorite Athlete: Lebron James
Future Plans: Getting a degree in Computer Science
Message to Parents: Thank you for being so supportive these last 4 years, it means a lot.
Riddle
2 – SCOTT RIDDLE

Parents: Tim and Jodi
Siblings: Greg
Favorite Memory: Winning the Mill Valley game last year
Favorite Sport: Football
Favorite Food: Hamburgers
Favorite Athlete: Devonte Graham
Future Plans: Go to KU
Message to Parents: Thank you for everything and supporting me through all these years. You have helped me become the man I am today. Love you, Scott
Wood
32 – KENTON WOOD

Parents: Carrie and Gordon Wood
Siblings: Graham
Favorite Memory: My favorite memory is meeting a lot of new friends while keeping old friends and school assemblies.
Favorite Sport: baseball
Favorite Food: BBQ
Favorite Athlete: Daniel Sorenson
Future Plans: Attend KU and major in sports medicine while minoring in sports marketing
Message to Parents: Thanks for staying with me through all of these years, the ups, the downs and not to mention thanks for letting me play football this year.