The Iowa Mennonite School boys basketball team is 17-4 heading into the postseason, which begins this week.
Senior Dallas Nye has contributed to a large part of that success, and he hopes IMS can peak at the right time. The basketball and baseball player is this week’s Hot Shot.
If I could visit any place in the world, it would be: Hawaii.
My nickname is: D-Nye
My biggest asset to the team is: Playing for all four years, so I have games under my belt.
My most prized possession is: My shoe collection.
My superstitions are: I stretch, pray and repeat a Bible verse four times in my head before games.
Best sports experience: Playing at state my freshman and sophomore years.
In 10 years I want to be: Teaching and coaching somewhere or starting a business.
A celebrity I resemble is: Iowa basketball player Aaron White.
Craziest ambition: To invent something awesome.
My team/personal goals for the season are: Having as much fun as possible.
I can’t imagine going a week without: My mom’s cooking.
My favorite —
Pro or college player: Kevin Durant.
Pro or college team: Iowa Hawkeyes.
Movie or TV show: SportsCenter.
Actor: Will Ferrell.
Words to live by: Never give up.