The Breakfast Buzz - Jenna Lerg

The Breakfast Buzz - Jenna Lerg

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The Breakfast Buzz - Jenna Lerg


Introducing … Jenna Lerg

School: Mercy (Farmington Hills, Mich.)

Sport: Volleyball

Year: Class of 2015

My dream job, outside of being a professional athlete, would be … an athletic trainer for a women’s college volleyball team

If you’d see my iPod, you’d find … mostly country

I currently drive a … Saturn VUE

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Someday, I’d like to be driving a …

The best part about my hometown is… the people

My dream city to be living in 10 years from now is … Colorado Springs

The ultimate compliment is when I get compared with … my sister

If I could be teammates with one pro athlete in any sport, it’d be…Mia Hamm

If I could meet anybody, it would be …Ellen DeGeneres

The website I couldn’t live without is … Twitter

The greatest meal ever is … salad

Best movie of all-time is … The Proposal

My can’t-miss TV show is … “Modern Family”

My favorite pro team is … USA Gymnastics women’s team

Worst thing about pro sports is … the use of illegal substances

Best uniforms in sports belong to … the Mexico men’s soccer team

One thing my coach always says that I’ll never forget … “be confident in yourself”

If I won the lottery, the first thing I’d buy is … a cozy cottage up north

If I could tell one person thanks, it would be … my club coach for making me a better person and player

-Sarah Gearhart

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“What I’m thinking today” – What’s with all the fighting in high school football?


The latest was last Friday during the third quarter of the Fort Wayne South Side (Fort Wayne, Ind.) – Arsenal Tech (Indianapolis) game last week.

What stood out to me was that it was the coaches whose punches upgraded the situation from trash-talk and shoving to a punch-throwing melee.

Really, coaches?

No matter what, the coaches can’t fight because the already aggressive high school athletes will see that as a free pass to throw a one-hitter-quitters.

Players are taught that they’re a part of a family on the team and that, no matter what, they’ve always got to stick together. That’s why I don’t believe that the players should be suspended.

Talked to sternly? Yes.

Suspended? No.

Let the coaches sit out a few games. Maybe they’ll grow up in that time.


“Drake and Miley Cyrus.” – John Burroughs (Saint Louis) field hockey player Lailah Elliott

– Jason Jordan


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