15 Questions With...Breagan Pearson

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?

Knoxville, Tennessee

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.


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