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HCHS Student Athlete of the Week-Conor Lyons

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By Greg Woods

Conor is a junior on the Wildcats’ golf team.

Parents: Brent and Robin Lyons.

What do you do for fun?

Well, we do a lot of farming although I don’t know how much fun that is. I like to go to Louisville and go shopping. I like to spend time with my friends as much as possible. I like to play golf outside of the team.

How about school clubs?

FBLA and Pep Club.

Favorite school subject and why?

U.S. History because I’m a patriot. I love America. I like history in general really, not just U.S.

Favorite TV shows?

Comedy and action but I don’t really watch T.V. except for the news and movies.

Favorite movie?

Forrest Gump.

Favorite music style/artist?

New music in general and classic rock/The Eagles, Mac Miller.

Favorite food?

Spaghetti.

Favorite book?

The Outsiders.

What’s your favorite sports teams/athletes?

UK fan/ Anthony Davis, John Wall

What are your plans for the future?

I want to go to college and major in political science or something to do with government.

Who has had the biggest influence on you?

My dad, because as he says, “I beat my own drum.” He does as he pleases.

Who do you admire and why:

George Washington, because, think about all he had to do. He was a general against the British and won against all odds and he was the first president of a new country.

John Lennon because he didn’t go with the crowd. He wasn’t afraid to oppose the government.

What’s your favorite thing about playing sports?

I just like to be outside. With golf it’s all mental – you have to be tough mentally.