Jefferson R-VII Athletics News

Congratulations to our JHS August Athletes of the Month:

Athletes of the Month for August 2022 – Football: Konner Armstong, Volleyball: Ava Roth, Softball: Lia Ott, Cross Country: Emerson Selsor, and Logan Donjon.  See below for their answers to the Q&A given to these deserving students.

1. What is the best part about being a student at Jefferson High School?
Konner – the helpful coaching staff
Ava – I love the culture and how our school has so much school spirit
Lia – the community, and everyone is so nice
Emerson – the people at the school are amazing
Logan – the people
2. What is the best part about being an athlete at Jefferson High School?
Konner – the helpful coaching staff
Ava – Being in a small family environment and having supportive coaches, teammates, and
Lia – everyone is so welcoming, it’s like a family
Emerson – the best part is being able to see how well we can compete against bigger schools
Logan – the hard work you have to put in
3. What has been your favorite moment of the season so far?
Konner – Senior BBQ
Ava – our 1st game beating Seckman
Lia – winning against Bayless
Emerson – earning a medal on my first high school race
Logan – my second meet
4. What is your favorite meal before a game?
Konner – Gordon’s Stoplight
Ava – gas station chicken strips
Lia – pasta
Emerson – anything that involves pasta
Logan – chicken
5. What is your favorite song to listen to before a game?
Konner – Beauty and the Beat – Justin Beiber
Ava – Time of our Lives – Pitbull
Lia – Stronger – Kelly Clarkson
Emerson – I don’t really have a favorite song
Logan – Smooth Criminal – Michael Jackson
6. Do you have any superstitions that you do before/during every game?
Konner – I always shave my feet
Ava – I always have to be last as we run out onto the court for warmups and first in the hitting
Lia – my hair has to be in a braid
Emerson – I have to wear the same socks in every meet
Logan – make sure to eat and drink something – so not really