OCTOBER 19 SCHOLASTIC ATHLETICS
Profile of West Canada Valley Indian Joey Levesque.
Team: West Canada Valley Indians
Position: Striker, Midfielder
Year in school: Senior
Sport to play: Soccer
Sport to watch: Soccer
Athlete: Lionel Messi
Team: FC Barcelona
Subjects in school: Science, Math, Gym
TV shows: NCIS, Burn Notice, Top Gear
Actors: Adam Sandler, Mark Wahlberg
Song: ‘Hero of War’ by Rise Against
Bands: Rise Against, Foo Fighters, Red Hot Chili Peppers
Foods: Steak, Pizza, Chinese, Italian
Explain what you enjoy most about your sport and athletics.
The thing I like most about soccer and other sports is the excitement and fun involved. Another thing I love is winning.
What is your most memorable athletic moment?
Basketball Final Four trip for Glens Falls in 2007-2008.
Tell us about someone who inspires you in sports and why.
I am inspired by Lionel Messi because he is hard working and one of the best soccer players in the world. Leo is very undersized but is still the highest scorer in La Liga in Spain.
What are your greatest challenges balancing academics and sports?
The greatest challenge is time. It is tough to find time to focus on academics while working a part-time hob and playing soccer.
What are your plans after graduating from high school?
My plans are to become an aircraft mechanic.
appeared in October 19, 2012 print edition of The Telegram