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Published: Thursday, 2/12/2009

Sidelines: Spotlight athlete - Alex Betts

Alex Betts Alex Betts
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School: Elmwood

Class: Senior

Sports: Wrestling, cross country, track

Notes: Wrestling 32-3record this season and ranked fifth at 145 pounds in Division III by Brakeman Report; won Van Buren Invitational; last year finished second at district and qualified for state tournament; cross country third in SLL meet; helped team win league and district titles and take eighth-place at state; track ran on 1600-meter relay team that qualified to state meet


School subject: Computer Technology

Car: Mustang

MySpace or Facebook? Facebook

Store: Wal-Mart

Musical artist: Rihanna

Song: You Found Me, by the Fray

TV show: MacGyver

Movie: 300

Actor: Keanu Reeves

Actress: Jessica Biel

Magazine: USA Wrestling

Radio station: 92.5 FM

Food: Elbow macaroni with tomato juice

Beverage: Dr Pepper

Fast food: McDonald s

Place to visit: Florida

Sport: Wrestling

Athlete: Joshua Cribbs

Baseball team: None

NBA team: Cavaliers

NFL team: Browns

Pet peeve: Girlfriend jokes

Favorite holiday: Christmas

Person most admire: Dad, Steve Betts

Person you d like to meet: Chris Farley

Pregame routine: Wear the same long, white socks forevery match

Top sports moment: Last year, beating Arcadia s Lee Schumaker (four-time state placer)

In 10 years I hope to be: A successful computer engineer

Ohio State or Michigan? Ohio State

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