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  • TERRENCE OLDFIELD — Herkimer football


    Profile of Herkimer Magician Terrence Oldfield.

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    Team: Herkimer Magicians
    Sport: Football
    Position: Linebacker
    Age: 18
    Year in school: Senior
    Sport to play: Football
    Sports to watch: Football, Basketball, Baseball
    Athlete: James Harrison
    Team: Pittsburgh Steelers
    Subject in school: History
    Movie: Remember the Titans
    TV show: The Walking Dead
    Actor: Norman Reedus
    Song: ‘Comeback’
    Musicians: The Red Light Kings
    Food: Buffalo Chicken Sub
    Explain what you enjoy most about your sport and athletics.
    To me sports are a part of my life. I am a competitive person and always will be. It doesn’t matter what sport it is, if I’m on a team, just playing a pick up game, or even in gym class I always give it 100 percent. I just like playing the game, no matter what it be.
    What is your most memorable athletic moment?
    My most memorable moment would be making it to where others wish they could be instead of just sitting on the sidelines watching.
    Tell us about someone who inspires you in sports and why.
    My dad always has and always will be one person who inspires me. I always dream to fill his shoes and even surpass his legacy. He always gives me that boost of confidence to keep me going and he always gives me constructive criticism to keep my feet on the ground and level headed even when I don't want to hear it.
    What are your greatest challenges balancing academics and sports?
    My challenge with balancing academics and sports is to study more and not just to study plays. When I come home from the gym, to pick up a book and not the remote. To study more so I can make that B+ into an A.
    What are your plans after graduating from high school?
    My plans after high school are to attend Utica College this fall to study my major and to play football.
    appeared in April 12, 2013 print edition of The Telegram

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