Post-Crescent sports reporter Ricardo Arguello goes one-on-one with Appleton West guard Maggie Coughlin:
Q: Your team has been playing much better as of late. What is your team doing differently?
A: As a team, our movement on offense has really improved. We have also played better defense, thanks greatly to our conference-leading shot blocker, Rachel Akgulian.
Q: Let’s pretend you’re the head of the WIAA. What changes to girls’ basketball would you like to see implemented?
A: I would move the (WIAA) state tournament back to Madison.
Q: What is the greatest invention in the past 50 years?
A: The Internet and how easily accessible it has become.
Q: Congrats! You just won two VIP tickets to see any musical artist of your choice. Whom would you see and whom would you take with you?
A: I would go see Vanessa Carleton sing “A Thousand Miles” and I would have to take my whole team with me.
Q: It’s favorites time! What’s your favorite movie?
A: “Coach Carter.”
Q: Favorite Christmas present from this past year?
A: Packers playoff tickets.
Q: Favorite Hollywood dream date?
A: Channing Tatum.
Q: Favorite place to relax at your house?
A: On the living room couch.
Q: Favorite national holiday?
A: Fourth of July.
Q: Favorite place to vacation?
A: Anywhere on water.
Q: Favorite TV show?
A: “Duck Dynasty.”
Q: Favorite breakfast cereal?
A: Cinnamon Toast Crunch.
Q: Favorite aspect of Appleton West High School?
Q: Congratulations! You just won $100 million in the PowerBall! What are the first three things you’re buying with the loot?
A: One, pre-pay for my college education; two, buy a house on the water; three, vacation trip to Ireland.
Q: What are your plans for college? Do you plan on playing hoops? What will be your major?
A: I have recently been accepted into UW-Madison and accepted into both the athletic training progam and doctorate of physical therapy program at Marquette University. I have not yet decided which university I will attend. Although I do not plan on playing basketball at the collegiate level, basketball will always be a part of my life.
— Ricardo Arguello: 920-993-1000, ext. 558, or email@example.com; On Twitter@PCRicardo