TribLIVE

| Sports


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

Trib HS Insider Q&A: Laurel Highlands' Joe Pegg

Jason Black | Daily Courier
Laurel Highlands' Joe Pegg.

TribLIVE Sports Videos

Top high school sports
Thursday, Oct. 11, 2012, 12:01 a.m.
 

Joe Pegg is a senior wide receiver for Laurel Highlands football. Through the first six games of the season, Pegg has been a big part of the Mustangs' passing game. He has 24 catches for 315 yards and three touchdowns.

Pegg is a three-sport athlete at Laurel Highlands. In addition to football, he also plays basketball and is a jumper and runner for the track and field team.

Q: Although Laurel Highlands has struggled record-wise, are you seeing improvement as the season moves along?

A: We're trying to get all of our plays down, and we're improving. The whole team is trying, and with the improvement, we're becoming more of a team.

Q: What goals have you set for the rest of the season?

A: Just to pick it up offensively. I want to block better and get more receiving yards and touchdowns so that we can score more points.

Q: What are your plans for after high school?

A: I'd like to go to college. I'm still looking. I'd like to play (basketball or football) so we'll see what happens.

Q: What are you planning to major in when you are in college?

A: Criminal justice.

Q: What's your favorite movie?

A: “Taken.”

Q: What's your favorite subject in school?

A: English.

Q: What's your favorite food?

A: My mom's chicken-stuffed shells. I'm getting hungry just thinking about it.

Q: What is your favorite professional sports team?

A: TheMiami Heat.

Q: Who is your favorite athlete?

A: LeBron James. I've been following him for a while now. He's very aggressive and he leads his team.

Subscribe today! Click here for our subscription offers.

 

 


Show commenting policy

Most-Read Stories

  1. Rossi: Rutherford falling apart, too
  2. Penguins notebook: Malkin says he’s fine, but scoring touch isn’t
  3. Embattled AG Kane to hire former Rendell press secretary
  4. BP said to seek bids for $2 billion in U.S. pipeline operations
  5. Steelers bring in 2 more cornerbacks for visits
  6. Police intercept drug courier returning to Western Pennsylvania with 316 bricks of heroin
  7. Brentwood Borough School Board approves major cutbacks
  8. Futures trader arrested, charged for alleged role in 2010 ‘flash crash’
  9. Woman struck by foul ball in ‘horrid’ scene at Pirates game
  10. Fox, NBC Universal reject Verizon’s slimmer pay-TV packages
  11. Former Allegheny County chief Roddey testifies against McCullough