BUCKHANNON – In this edition of 15 Questions With…we interview senior Breagan Pearson, who is gearing up for the upcoming wrestling season. We find out what he enjoys about being a Buccaneer and life in general.
1. What has been your favorite athletic moment at Buckhannon-Upshur that you participated in?
1. Having Buckhannon-Upshur host the Region I wrestling tournament last year.
2. Describe your toughest practice at Buckhannon-Upshur.
We have our hardest practices for wrestling every Wednesday, and one of these practices I lost a lot of weight so I’d say that’s the toughest.
3. Do you have a favorite saying from one of your head coaches?
“Embrace the suck.” — Coach Orr.
4. What was or is your favorite class you have taken at Buckhannon-Upshur and who taught it? Why was it your favorite?
I don’t have a favorite class but of all the classes I took that Mr. Kimble taught have definitely been the most enjoyable for me.
5. What is your favorite thing about being a Buccaneer?
The opportunity to practice in the best high school wrestling facility in the state.
6. If you were asked to play another sport, what would it be and why?
I would play baseball because I enjoyed it as a kid.
7. Who is your hero and why?
I don’t have a “hero” but I try to follow after Brandon Tenney.
8. What do you want to be when you grow up?
I want to be a sports psychologist.
9. What are your initial plans after graduation this spring?
Go on a senior trip with my friends.
10. What question do you hate to answer?
I hate answering the question “Who is your hero?”
11. Who is the best athlete in your family?
12. Do you have a favorite vacation spot? If so, where?
13. Social media…in favor of it or wish it would go away?
I wish social media would go away.
14. What is the worst movie you have ever seen? Best movie you have ever seen?
The worst would be Cats, it’s a disgrace to all movies everywhere. The best is probably 1917.
15. What advice would you give to a young athlete ready to start his/her time as a Buccaneer?
Enjoy the limited time you have in high school and put everything into whatever sport you choose.