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Week of 4/13/20

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Union City Indian Class of 2020 Spring Sport Senior Night

UC Class of 2020 Tony Payne Abel

Spring Sport: Baseball-- Catcher
Parent’s Name(s): Tony Andrew Abel and Jolie Nicole Krug
Sports: Football 4 years, Basketball 1 year, Baseball 4 years
Activities/Hobbies: I announced for Kiss TV and I like to fish
Favorite memory of your spring sport: Winning the County and Sectional Championships
What advice would you pass onto your spring sport teammate: Make every game count
Favorite Quote: Float like a butterfly sting like a bee
Future Plans after High School: Attend Indiana University East and study Communications

UC Class of 2020 Ashley Cline

Spring Sport: Tennis in singles
Parent’s Name(s): Eric and Tammy Cline
Sports: Cheerleading 4 years, Girls Tennis 4 years
Activities/Hobbies: Soccer, drawing, reading
What advice would you pass onto your spring sport teammate: Play like it’s your last game because you never know when it will be.
Favorite Quote: It's amazing what you can see when you just sit quietly and look.
- Jacqueline Kelly
Future Plans after High School: Attend Indiana State University for elementary education and minor in special education

UC Class of 2020 Mackenzie Green

Spring Sport: Softball play Shortstop
Parent’s Name(s): Daughter of Melissa Adelsperger and Tracy Green
Sports: Basketball 4 years and Softball 4 years
Activities/Hobbies: NHS 2 Years, KISS TV 3 Years (Commentating), Student Council 4 Years (Senior Class President), DECA 2 Years and FFA 1 Year
Favorite memory of your spring sport: Definitely getting the opportunity to meet Ray Lutz. He changed our whole softball team lives. I miss him a lot.
What advice would you pass onto your spring sport teammate: Play every moment like it is your last... trust me you’ll want it back.
Favorite Quote: Philippians 4:13 - I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me.
Future Plans after High School: I plan to attend Indiana University East to major in Pediatric Nursing with a minor in communications.

UC Class of 2020 Jayden Hindsley

Spring Sport: Golf
Parent’s Name(s): Jared Hindsley and Amanda Abel
Sports: Football 4 years, Wrestling 4 years, Golf 2 years and Baseball 2 years
Activities/Hobbies: I enjoy being outdoors and spending time with my family
Favorite memory of your spring sport: All the bus rides to and from golf matches.
What advice would you pass onto your spring sport teammate: Tee it up and let it fly
Future Plans after High School: I plan to attend IU East and major in biology and then move to IUPUI and study dentistry.

UC Class of 2020 Gabriel Cole Hughes

Spring Sport: Baseball play outfield
Parent’s Name(s): Ricky and Amy Hughes
Sports: Football 4 years, Baseball 4 years
Activities/Hobbies: MACC (Muncie Area Career Center) was my favorite activity in Carpentry class with the boys and I like to Cruise around and listen to music and see how everyone's doing.
Favorite memory of your spring sport: Getting to go to a hotel my Sophomore year for Regional
What advice would you pass onto your spring sport teammate: Never get upset with yourself, that's when you start losing the game and your game plan.
Favorite Quote: "Winners never quit, and quitters never win"
Future Plans after High School: I plan to take a year off and work then hopefully pursue to join the U.S. Army

UC Class of 2020 Heidi Livingston

Spring Sport: Softball, 3rd Base
Parent’s Name(s): Darby and Amanda Livingston
Sports: Volleyball 4 years, Softball 2 years and Track 1 year
Activities/Hobbies: DECA, National Honor Society, SADD, School theater and Book Club
Favorite memory of your spring sport: All of them!!! (but mostly watching Abi run into the fence)
What advice would you pass onto your spring sport teammate: Have fun and LOVE and support ALL of your teammates.
Favorite Quote: 000
Future Plans after High School: Go to IU Bloomington and major in International Studies

UC Class of 2020 Katie Reichard

Spring Sport: Softball - 2nd/Shortstop
Parent’s Name(s): Scott and Shelia Reichard
Sports: Softball 4 years
Activities/Hobbies: FFA, 4-H, Archery Club, Student Council and National Honor Society
Favorite memory of your spring sport: All the fun bus rides filled with lots of laughter and all the amazing friends I have made.
What advice would you pass onto your spring sport teammate: Every time you step out on that field play your heart out. Make as many memories as you can and cherish the time that you get to play!
Favorite Quote: "But as for you, be strong and do not give up, for your work will be rewarded" - 2 Chronicles 15:7
Future Plans after High School: Attend Purdue University with a major in agricultural engineering.

UC Class of 2020 Tanner Spence

Spring Sport: Track 4X1 Relay, 4X4 Relay, 300m Hurdles and High Jump
Parent’s Name(s): Tony and Krista Spence
Sports: Tennis 4 years, Basketball 4 Years Baseball 1 year and Track 3 years
Activities/Hobbies: Hanging out with friends, playing video games, staying active
Favorite memory of your spring sport: Going to Regionals in high jump
Favorite Quote: “Don’t tell me the sky is the limit when there are footsteps on the moon” - Paul Brandt
What advice would you pass onto your spring sport teammate: Never give up, and always try to push to get better.
Future Plans after High School: Undecided

UC Class of 2020 Bryten Stewart

Spring Sport: Track, 100 M, 4X1, 4X2 , 4X4 relays and Long Jump
Parent’s Name(s): Jessica Holt
Sports: Tennis 1 year, Basketball 4 years, and Track 2 years
Activities/Hobbies: National Honor Society and Hangout with my friends
Favorite memory of your spring sport: When we broke the schools indoor records for the 4x2 and 4x4 relays
What advice would you pass onto your spring sport teammate: Enjoy everything, all the hard practices, the super cold track meets, and also the good times you guys have together, because you never know how or when it will end and all the memories you make will last forever.
Favorite Quote: Good friends don't let their friends do stupid things alone
Future Plans after High School: Attend Ball State with an undecided major

UC Class of 2020 Nicholas Wells

Spring Sport: Baseball, I pitch and play 3rd base

Parent’s Name(s): Cristy and Cobie Wells
Sports: Football 4 years, Wrestling 4 years, Baseball 4 years
Activities/Hobbies: Running, lifting, disk golf
Favorite memory of your spring sport: Pitching for the win in a county and sectional championship my sophomore year.
What advice would you pass onto your spring sport teammate: Never give up you are almost to summer and the summer activities can wait. Stay positive and focused on what you signed up for.
Favorite Quote: Every day is a new challenge get up and keep pushing.
Future Plans after High School: United States Marine Corps and law enforcement

UC Class of 2020 Derick Williams

Spring Sport: Golf
Parent’s Name(s): Erick and Georgiana Williams
Sports: Volleyball Manager 4 years and Golf 4 years
Activities/Hobbies: National FFA Organization, Student Council, National Honor Society, Indiana HOBY, playing golf, traveling the country, and swing dancing.
Favorite memory of your spring sport: Playing golf with some of the funniest people around and taking the bus through the Taco Bell Drive-Through.
What advice would you pass onto your spring sport teammate: Always enjoy the time you have with your teammates and appreciate the amazing opportunity you have to play that sport. Put your heart and your mind into what you do and you'll never go wrong!!
Favorite Quote: "Golf is the closest game to the game we call life. You get bad breaks from good shots; you get good breaks from bad shots - but you have to play the ball where it lies." - Bobby Jones

UC Class of 2020 Braxton Wrightl

Spring Sport: Baseball, First base, Third base
Parent’s Name(s): Jamie and Suann Wright
Sports: Football 4 years, Wrestling 4 years, Baseball 4 years
Activities/Hobbies: 6 Years in Boy Scout, Hunting, Fishing, Camping, flying
Favorite memory of your spring sport: Baseball Regional
What advice would you pass onto your spring sport teammate: Try your hardest and enjoy every minute of it.
Future Plans after High School: Attend Indiana State University to major in Professional Aviation Flight Technology

UC Class of 2020 Morgan Wymer

Spring Sport: Varsity Tennis- Singles
Parent’s Name(s): Jack and Emily Wymer
Sports: Volleyball 4 years, Girls Tennis 4 years, Cheerleading 1 year
Favorite memory of your spring sport: Having my dad at every match and practice to help coach and getting ice cream every year after Sectionals with the team.
What advice would you pass onto your spring sport teammate: Work hard and try to improve each and every practice. Every match is winnable if you push yourself.
Favorite Quote: "Everything is within your power, and your power is within you."
Future Plans after High School: Indiana University Kokomo
Major- Medical Imaging Technology with a specialization in Ultrasound