NOVEMBER 10 SCHOLASTIC ATHLETICS
Profile of Little Falls Mountie Ben Delaney.
Team: Little Falls Mounties
Position: Fullback, Linebacker
Year in school: Senior
Sport to play: Basketball
Sport to watch: Football
Athlete: Clayton Rockwell
Subject in school: History
Movie: Superman Returns
TV show: Smallville
Actor: Will Smith
Song: ‘Have Faith in Me’ by A Day To Remember
Band: A Day To Remember
Explain what you enjoy most about your sport and athletics.
I enjoy the work you need to put in. Also the bond and friendships made. Also on game days having to work to win.
What is your most memorable athletic moment?
During football on homecoming on kickoff when I kicked and hit the Herkimer player in the chest and we recovered it.
Tell us about someone who inspires you in sports and why.
Clayton Rockwell because even though he’s not a professional he still works hard at what he does to achieve greatness.
What are your greatest challenges balancing academics and sports?
I don’t really have a challenge. I find it easier to do academics while playing a sport because I need to keep up my grades to play.
What are your plans after graduating from high school?
I want to attend SUNY-Oneonta for criminal justice.
appeared in November 10, 2012 print edition of The Times