<strong></strong>Bakari Bakari and Tatiana Rose. COURTESY PHOTOS

Bakari Bakari and Tatiana Rose. COURTESY PHOTOS

Reporter honors the Trojans’ Bakari, Rose

  • Friday, May 17, 2019 10:58am
  • Sports

Auburn High School’s Bakari Bakari, track and field, is the Auburn Reporter’s Male Athlete of the Week.

Q: What is your favorite subject in school?

A: Math.

Q: What other activities do you participate in?

A: Outdoor activities, badminton and drawing.

Q: Person who has helped you succeed the most?

A: I can’t say just one, I have a great support group.

Q: Do you have a pre- or post-game tradition? What is it?

A: I always breath three times before I race.

Q: Song you currently can’t get enough of?

A: I listen to different music, depends on the flow of the day.

From the Sideline

“Bakari has been a dominant 400-meter runner throughout the season with top 10 times in 4A state track. He’s a versatile athlete who also excels in the 200, triple jump, and runs a leg on the 4-by-100 and 4-by-400 relay teams, which have qualified for the district championships. Bakari is a hard worker who is dedicated to doing his best every time he competes. He has great sportsmanship and is respected by his teammates and coaches. Bakari maintains a 3.8 GPA in AP and honors courses and is a natural leader on campus. He will be attending WSU next year and plans to major in engineering. ”

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Auburn High School’s Tatiana Rose, track and field, is the Auburn Reporter’s Female Athlete of the Week.

Q: What is your favorite subject in school?

A: P.E., basketball.

Q: What other activities do you participate in?

A: Floating at the river and church.

Q: Person who has helped you succeed the most?

A: My parents.

Q: Do you have a pre- or post-game tradition? What is it?

A: I pray and listen to music before I compete.

Q: Song you currently can’t get enough of?

A: “Simple” by Florida Georgia Line.

From the Sideline

“This is Tatiana’s first year competing in track and field. She is an amazing competitor in the shot put and discus. This season her best shot put throw was 32 feet, 7½ inches at the All-City meet, and her overall best throw in discus was 114-10 at the league competition, which placed her in third and has her heading to districts. Tatiana is also a member of our basketball team. When Tatiana is not putting time in on the field, she is putting time into her studies, both at the high school and college level, and still finds time to hold down a job. All around, Tatiana is an amazing person and competitor.”


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