Yourdailylocal and D9and10Sports are highlighting returning high school student-athletes this summer. The year in school listed next to the athlete’s name is the year the athlete is entering this fall. Player profiles for the week of June 26 are powered by Icyy Ink in Warren. To nominate an athlete, send us a message
EVAN SANFORD – SENIOR – LAKEVIEW
Sports Played: Football (1-year letterwinner)
Parents Names: Mother- Tracy Zahniser/ Father- Terry Sanford
Siblings: 1 brother
Social Media Handles: Instagram: _evsan17
2021-22 Highlights: Was backup safety and made 3 tackles
College Athletics plan if applicable: It would be a dream of mine to make it to the next level for football, I haven’t committed anywhere yet, but recruiting is open!!
Q: What was the first sport you played? Why did you play it? Did you like it?
A: Football because I watched it since I was born practically; fell in love with it ever since my first practice
Q: What is the most important factor in you being successful in high school athletics?
A: Keep a level head; don’t think it’ll be handed to you
Q: What is your favorite non-sports “go-to” activity?
A: Hanging out with friends
Q: You could meet one sports figure, living or dead (1) who would it be and (2) what is the first thing you would ask them?
A: Probably Minkah Fitzpatrick – ask him how the change of scenery made him become one of the best safeties in the league since I moved here my junior year and didn’t get my true shot
Q: What is your favorite sport and if you could change one thing about your favorite sport, what would it be?
A: Football and I wouldn’t change anything about it
Q: If you could eat any food in the world right now, what would it be?
A: A nice Chinese buffet sounds good right now
Q: What is your ideal vacation spot?
Q: Is there anything you wish we would have asked you? If so, what is the question/answer?
A: No, you asked good questions