Senior boys basketball player Riley Anderson has seen quite a bit of success with West Liberty this year. Not only is Anderson a four-sport athlete, he is also class president, on student council, and a part of the National Honor Society.
Anderson is this week’s Hot Shot:
If I could visit any place in the world, it would be: Spain or any other Spanish-speaking country.
My nickname is: Ry dog.
My biggest asset to the team is: Out-hustle everyone on the court, be a lock-down defender.
My superstitions are: I put my legs up over my head 20 minutes before the game to get the blood flowing and feel fresh.
Best sports experience: Going to the state football playoffs and running at the Drake Relays last year.
In 10 years I want to be: In a successful career in helping people.
Person I most admire is: My mother.
My team/personal goals for the season are: Going further into the postseason than we ever have, so winning districts. We’re hoping to peak late in the year.
I can’t imagine going a week without: My teammates.
My favorite —
Pro or college player: Stephen Curry.
Pro or college team: Iowa Hawkeyes.
Color: Royal blue.
Movie or TV show: “Two and a Half Men.”
Music: Pop or rap.
Actor: Will Ferrell.
Words to live by: Anything from Vince Lombardi.