TribLIVE

| Sports

 
Larger text Larger text Smaller text Smaller text | Order Photo Reprints

Trib HS Insider Q&A: Mt. Pleasant's Joey Paul

TribLIVE Sports Videos

Email Newsletters

Click here to sign up for one of our email newsletters.
Mt Pleasant's Joey Paul.
Top high school sports
Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2012, 11:42 p.m.
 

Mt. Pleasant senior wide receiver/defensive back Joey Paul is looking for a strong season after missing a significant portion of last season due to injury. In Week 1, he had three catches for 70 yards and a touchdown.

Q: What's the best part about playing for a perennial playoff team like Mt. Pleasant?

A: It's a bonding experience. I like that we're like a family, and I like our high-energy practices and winning is definitely a plus.

Q: What else do you enjoy doing, besides playing football?

A: Playing baseball and just hanging out with friends.

Q: What position do you play in baseball?

A: Center field.

Q: What are your plans after high school?

A: I'd like to go to Seton Hill. I want to go for elementary education, and I'd play either sport (baseball or football).

Q: What is your favorite movie?

A: “Step Brothers.” It's pretty funny.

Q: What is your best memory involving the football team?

A: I would have to say Tuesdays with the team at Dino's (Dino's Sports Lounge in Greensburg) for wing night. It's a nice tradition we have.

Q: What is your motivation on the field?

A: I just try to play every down like it's my last, especially after last year. I tore my ACL in the second game, so I play every game like it's my last.

Q: Who is your favorite athlete?

A: (Chicago Bears wide receiver) Devin Hester.

Q: What is your favorite team?

A: The New York Yankees. I like Derek Jeter, and they are winners.

Q: If you could go anywhere in the world, where would it be?

A: Hawaii, just to get away from everything and leave the phone at home.

Q: What is some great advice you have received?

A: The coaches tell us that if you don't know you are right, just go full speed, because you probably are right.

Subscribe today! Click here for our subscription offers.

 

 


Show commenting policy

Most-Read Stories

  1. Steelers trade punter Wing to Giants for pick
  2. 4-year-old transplant recipient Angelo Giorno dies, hospital says
  3. Pitt forward Maia injured during workouts
  4. Police seek 2 in Derry Twp. luring attempt
  5. Pittsburgh Mayor Peduto: Public has stake in Penguins
  6. Dozen injured when dump truck rear-ends Port Authority bus near Rankin Bridge
  7. Experts warn Kane’s Haiti trip might jeopardize any case from 2014 wiretap
  8. Steelers laud decision, praise Brady for taking on Goodell
  9. With most starters resting, Steelers turn in lackluster loss at Heinz
  10. Young guns lead way into pivotal Pirates-Cardinals series
  11. Penguins notebook: Czech rookie Simon getting familiar with surroundings