With spring sports currently suspended, the Tyler Morning Telegraph wants to profile East Texas seniors in those sports in a feature called “From the Sidelines”. If you’re an East Texas senior who competes in a spring sport and would like to be featured, fill out the following questionnaire and send it to firstname.lastname@example.org, along with a photo. Today’s featured male athlete is Tyler Lee's Braden Frisby.
Name: Braden Frisby
School: Tyler Lee High School
Parents names: Brad and Darla Frisby
Brothers/sisters: Kirstin Frisby (sister)
Sports you play: Baseball
Favorite high school sports memory: Playing Coach Cotton in video games
Plans after high school: Playing baseball at Eastfield College and taking business courses
Favorite song: “Everybody Wants to Rule the World” by Tears For Fears
Favorite food: Crawfish
Favorite TV show: Designated Survivor
Favorite movie: Beverly Hills Cop
Who are your role models?: Dad, grandpa and Angel Rodriguez
Which coaches have had the most influence on you? Why?: Daniel Nick, my very first little league coach and my current select coach and my high school coach Boxley, who has taught me the value of working hard and the right way to win or lose.
Who is your favorite teacher? Mrs. McElroy
Where do you see yourself in 10 years? Business owner
Something about yourself that most people don’t know: Pandemic survivor
What will you miss most about high school sports? The bus rides with my team.