Micah Gibson

White Oak’s Micah Gibson.

Name: Micah Gibson

School: White Oak High School

Parents: Shawn and Mandy Gibson

Brothers/sisters: One sister, Raquel Gibson

Sports you play: Baseball, football

Favorite high school sports memory: Making the playoffs last year and hitting a walkoff to win the game.

Plans after high school: Play college baseball at Grayson College. Major in kinesiology/teaching.

Favorite song: Toby Mac, I Just Need You

Favorite food: Steak

Favorite TV show: Watching Dukes of Hazzard with my dad

Favorite movie: Mission Impossible

Who are your role models: My dad, Clayton Kershaw, Mike Trout, Tim Tebow

Which coaches have had the most influence on you and why: My dad for being my first coach, always pushing me to be the best I can be and always believing in me and seeing my potential from little league to present. My Dixie Little League coach John Genes for the countless hours spent coaching and teaching me how to be a team player. Coach Jeremy Wilson for helping me prepare to play high school baseball. Coach Jerrell Smitherman for helping me improve my hitting and pitching techniques, also giving me many opportunities to play at the collegiate level. Coach Skyler Stagner for teaching me all positions of the game and being my mentor. Coach Charles Foshee for being my high school pitching coach and teaching me that there are many lessons to be learned about life through the game of baseball. Coach Iske and Coach McGee for all their encouragement and support in all my sports.

Who is your favorite teacher: Mrs. Lattin

Where do you see yourself in 10 years: Major League Baseball, coaching and teaching or being a personal trainer

Something about yourself that most people don’t know: One of my hobbies is racing remote control cars.

What will you miss most about high school sports: Practicing and playing with my teammates, the bus rides with the team and the coaches.

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Name: Rhett Sellers

School: Trinity School of Texas, Longview

Parents: Wayne and Jana Sellers

Sports you play: Golf and basketball

Favorite high school sports memory: Winning the TAPPS 1A state golf team and individual championship last year

Plans after high school: Play college golf at Rutgers University and major in sports management

Favorite song: “One Man Band” by Old Dominion

Favorite food: A good cheeseburger and a side of fries

Favorite TV show: Friends

Favorite movie: Happy Gilmore

Who are your role models: My dad and grandpa

Which coaches have had the most influence on you and why: My golf instructor, Shaun Webb. He has helped me tremendously and I wouldn’t be where I am today without him.

Who is your favorite teacher: They’re all my favorite.

Where do you see yourself in 10 years: 10 years older.

Something about yourself that most people don’t know: I’m ambidextrous.

What will you miss most about high school sports: The lack of competition.

 
 

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