Catching up with Nekoosa's Spencer Hall

Catching up with Nekoosa's Spencer Hall


Catching up with Nekoosa's Spencer Hall


School: Nekoosa

Year: Senior

Sport: Football

Family: Dad, Ron Hall; mom(s), Carmen Hall/Mary Jo Warner; brother, Preston; sister, Jasmine

Favorite food: Elk steak

Favorite class: Gym

Favorite color: Blaze orange

Favorite TV show: “The Crush”

Favorite movie: “Dances with Wolves”

Favorite team: Wisconsin Badgers

Favorite athlete: Jeff Saturday

Favorite super hero: Spider-Man

Favorite sports memory: During Pop Warner football, me and my brother Preston were on the same team. He was the quarterback and I was the tight end. We were playing a night game against Spencer/Columbus and I blocked two guys for him and he went 65 yards for a touchdown. Then he passed the two-point conversion to me. It was really cool to have my brother help me get my first points in football.

Three words to describe yourself: Caring, funny and hard-hitting

The Papermakers are on the verge of a fourth straight SCC title. What would that mean to the senior class? It means a lot to us because we’d be part of four conference championship teams and that doesn’t happen very often. I just want to thank Jesus, my Lord and Savior for this opportunity for me and my team.

You play on both the offensive and defensive lines. What side of the ball is more fun for you to play? Definitely defense. I don’t have to remember as many plays on defense and I like to hit people. Defense is just my natural spot on the field.

The offensive line and backfield are pretty new this year and yet the offense is clicking. What was the trick to getting rolling? We had just one guy back on the line and one running back, Codey Ysquierdo. Codey is great. He gives us a lot of credit and helps us if we miss a block. We’ve worked hard and learned a lot during the nonconference games and are rolling in conference.

People would be surprised I like to? Sew. When i was young my grandma taught me and I liked it. I just do small things like patchwork and sewing buttons on, but it’s fun.

What’s more exciting, bow or gun hunting? I like bow more because it’s five times the adrenaline rush compared to gun season. The deer is so close during bow season and you need to have a great shot. But you do get more deer during gun season. I have tagged 12 deer since I started hunting when I was 12.

What are you plans for next year? I’m planning on going to UW-Platteville to study criminal justice. I might try to play football, but I wrestling might be an option too.

— Mark Massoglia, Daily Tribune Staff


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