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Get to know the Tonganoxie Chieftain girls squad

March 7, 2007

Editor's note: Tonganoxie High basketball players and coaches were asked to answer a few questions about themselves. Here are their responses:

Elizabeth Baska

Editor's note: Tonganoxie High basketball players and coaches were asked to answer a few questions about themselves. Here are their responses:

Birthdate: Sept. 5, 1989

Birthplace: Providence Medical Center, Kansas City, Kan.

Nickname: Liz

Favorite subject: Español

Favorite food: Chocolate cake

Favorite place to eat: Mad Greek

You may not know this, but: I hate dry elbows.

I picked my jersey number because: Tracie's favorite number was already 4, so I just put a "1" in front.

Favorite team(s) other than the Chieftains: KU

Favorite song on my iPod: "Ring the Alarm" by Beyonce.

Favorite TV show: "Grey's Anatomy"

Favorite movie: "Dirty Dancing - Havana Nights"

Aside from basketball, my greatest talent is: Singing in the shower.

Actor or actress who would portray me in a movie about my life story: Liv Tyler or Sandra Bullock

Hero(es): My parents and brother.

If I could meet one person, it would be: Giselle Bundchen

Rachel Bogard

Birthdate: Sept. 16, 1988

Birthplace: Lawrence

Nickname: Richie

Favorite subject: Science

Favorite food: All foods

Favorite place to eat: Ixtapa

I mold my game after: Nobody

I picked my jersey number because: I have had it since seventh-grade volleyball.

Favorite team(s) other than the Chieftains: KU

Favorite song on my iPod: "Far Away" by Nickelback

Favorite TV show: All "CSI" shows and "Grey's Anatomy"

Favorite movie: Anchorman

Aside from basketball, my greatest talent is: Being dorky

Actor or actress who would portray me in a movie about my life story: Kate Hudson

Hero(es): My Mom and Dad

If I could meet one person, it would be: Will Ferrell

Rebecca Bogard

Birthdate: Sept. 16, 1988

Birthplace: Lawrence

Nickname: Becca, BK

Favorite food: Italian

Favorite place to eat: Paisano's

You may not know this, but: I rock at DDR (Dance Dance Revolution).

I picked my jersey number because: Kelly Breuer had it when I was a freshman and she was my idol.

Favorite team(s) other than the Chieftains: KU of course

Favorite song on my iPod: "This is the Way I Live"

Favorite TV show: "Grey's Anatomy"

Favorite movie: "Anchorman"

Actor or actress who would portray me in a movie about my life story: Elizabeth Shue

Hero(es): Mom and Dad because they are always there to support me.

If I could meet one person, it would be: Will Ferrell

Shannon Carlin

Birthdate: March 10, 1990

Birthplace: Buffalo, N.Y.

Favorite subject: Spanish

Favorite food: Crab legs

Favorite place to eat: Argosy Casino (for the crab legs)

You may not know this, but: I hate meat! (other than crab legs)

I mold my game after: Mr. Jacques!

I picked my jersey number because: 2 is my favorite number and they didn't have 2 so 22 was close enough.

Favorite team(s) other than the Chieftains: KU, Buffalo Bills

Favorite song on my iPod: "When Your Heart Stops Beating" by +44.

Favorite TV show: "Grey's Anatomy"

Favorite movie: "How to Lose a Guy In 10 Days"

Aside from basketball, my greatest talent is: Swimming

Actor or actress who would portray me in a movie about my life story: Drew Barrymore

Hero(es): My dad, Spiderman

If I could meet one person, it would be: Channing Tatum!

Ann Erickson

Birthdate: April 30, 1990

Birthplace: Hutchinson

Nickname: Annabelle Laauisha

Favorite subject: Debate and forensics

Favorite food: Mexican

Favorite place to eat: Salty Iguana

I mold my game after: A lot of different people.

I picked my jersey number because: I always choose a number that nobody else wants. It's also close to my favorite number -- 43.

Favorite team(s) other than the Chieftains: Jayhawks

Favorite song on my iPod: There are way too many to choose from!

Favorite TV show: "Grey's Anatomy"

Favorite movie: "A Walk to Remember"

Aside from basketball, my greatest talent is: Forensics -- speech giving

Actor or actress who would portray me in a movie about my life story: Kiera Knightly

Hero(es): My family: Mom, Dad, Dane, Grandparents.

If I could meet one person, it would be: James Franco or Johnny Depp

Roni Grizzle

Birthdate: Aug. 10, 1991

Birthplace: Shawnee

Nickname: Ron-Jon, Ron-Dizzle

Favorite subject: Lunch

Favorite food: I'll eat anything!

Favorite place to eat: Taco Bell

I mold my game after: I don't mold my game off of anyone! I am original!

I picked my jersey number because: It was easy to write.

Favorite team(s) other than the Chieftains: KU!

Favorite song on my iPod: "Mandolicious"

Favorite TV show: "DeGrassi"

Favorite movie: "White Chicks"

Aside from basketball, my greatest talent is: Track, softball and I make a mean (impersonation of) Ian Benardo

Actor or actress who would portray me in a movie about my life story: I have no clue.

Hero(es): My mom, Coach Jacques, Craig Lohman, Ian Benardo

If I could meet one person, it would be: Ian Benardo!!!

Roxanne Grizzle

Birthdate: Feb. 18, 1990

Birthplace: Shawnee Mission Medical Center

Nickname: Roxie

Favorite subject: English

Favorite food: Chicken

Favorite place to eat: King Buffet, Fire Mountain

You may not know this, but: I can eat seven plates of food at Coyote Canyon.

I mold my game after: Brandon Rush!

I picked my jersey number because: I have No. 20 and I've always had it. It's closest to my favorite number.

Favorite team(s) other than the Chieftains: Kansas Jayhawks

Favorite song on my iPod: "You" by Young Lloyd

Favorite TV show: "Degrassi: The Next Generation"

Favorite movie: "Just Friends"

Aside from basketball, my greatest talent is: Track (javelin)

Actor or actress who would portray me in a movie about my life story: Christina Millian

Hero(es): Mom and Dad

If I could meet one person, it would be: Ryan Gossling

Tracie Hileman

Birthdate: Dec. 5, 1989

Birthplace: Lawrence

Nickname: T-Hi

Favorite subject: Media

Favorite food: BBQ

Favorite place to eat: A picnic in the park

You may not know this, but: People seem to like me because I'm rarely late and very polite.

I mold my game after: Brandon Parker

I picked my jersey number because: Of Brett Favre

Favorite team(s) other than the Chieftains: Kansas City Royals

Favorite song on my iPod: "Centerfold" by J. Geils Band

Favorite TV show: "Malcolm in the Middle"

Favorite movie: "Flushed Away"

Aside from basketball, my greatest talent is: No-handed cartwheels

Actor or actress who would portray me in a movie about my life story: Jennifer Garner

Hero(es): Molly Shannon from "Superstar."

If I could meet one person, it would be: Jimmy Fallon

Chrissie Jeannin

Birthdate: Oct. 25, 1990

Birthplace: Providence Medical Center, Kansas City, Kan.

Nickname: CJ

Favorite subject: English

Favorite food: Chicken

Favorite place to eat: Carlos O' Kelly's

I mold my game after: Myself

I picked my jersey number because: I've had my number since fourth grade.

Favorite team(s) other than the Chieftains: KU

Favorite song on my iPod: "Ballin'"

Favorite TV show: "Grey's Anatomy"

Favorite movie: "Talladega Nights

Aside from basketball, my greatest talent is: Volleyball, track

Actor or actress who would portray me in a movie about my life story: Natalie Portman

Hero(es): My family

If I could meet one person, it would be: Michael Jordan

Aimee Ostermeyer

Birthdate: Nov. 6, 1988

Birthplace: Shawnee Mission

Nickname: Aimee O, "O," Big O

Favorite subject: Lunch-LOL, history.

Favorite food: Anything edible.

Favorite place to eat: King Buffet

You may not know this, but: I broke my ankle tripping over a garden hose.

I mold my game after: Former teammates

I picked my jersey number because: It looked good.

Favorite team(s) other than the Chieftains: Duke and Kansas State (women's teams)

Favorite song on my iPod: "Remedy" by Seether

Favorite TV show: "Grey's Anatomy"

Favorite movie: "Norbit"

Aside from basketball, my greatest talent is: Showing animals in 4-H.

Actor or actress who would portray me in a movie about my life story:Natalie Portman

If I could meet one person, it would be: John Travolta

Ali Pistora

Birthdate: Aug. 3, 1989

Birthplace: Lawrence

Nickname: Ali Wow

Favorite subject: Calculus

Favorite food: Dove Chocolates

Favorite place to eat: My living room.

You may not know this, but: I can't skateboard.

I mold my game after: Chance Riley and Austin Bond

I picked my jersey number because: It is awesome!

Favorite team(s) other than the Chieftains: Gonzaga men's basketball, KU basketball and Hawaii football.

Favorite song on my iPod: I don't have an iPod, but I would have to say "Beast" by Tech N9ne.

Favorite TV show: "Spongebob Squarepants," "Little People" and "Big World."

Favorite movie: Fight Club, Van Helsing.

Aside from basketball, my greatest talent is: Drooling on the training tables while I'm sleeping.

Actor or actress (or politician) who would portray me in a movie about my life story: Hillary Clinton

Hero(es): Batman, Spiderman and Mr. Jacques

If I could meet one person, it would be: Muhammad Ali or Gandhi

Christy Weller

Birthdate: June 29, 1990

Birthplace: Lawrence Memorial

Nickname: C-Well

Favorite subject: Spanish

Favorite food: Doughnuts!

Favorite place to eat: Olive Garden

You may not know this, but: I don't like to eat my vegetables.

I mold my game after: Ali P!

I picked my jersey number because: In the third grade I had that number, so ever since.

Favorite team(s) other than the Chieftains: KU all the way!

Favorite song on my iPod: "Spice Up Your Life" by Spice Girls

Favorite TV show: "Grey's Anatomy"

Favorite movie: "Mean Girls"

Aside from basketball, my greatest talent is: Dancing!

Actor or actress who would portray me in a movie about my life story: Cameron Diaz

Hero(es): Brandon Parker and Michael Jordan

If I could meet one person, it would be: Richard Simmons

Randy Kraft

Birthdate: Dec. 25, ????

Birthplace: Burlington

Favorite food: Steak

Favorite place to eat: Longhorn

I mold my game after: Michael Jordan

Favorite team(s) other than the Chieftains: K-State Wildcats

Favorite song on my iPod: Don't have an iPod.

Favorite TV show: "CSI"

Favorite movie: "Glory Road"

Aside from basketball, my greatest talent is: Not golf, but I love to play.

Hero(es): My Dad

Lindsey Graf

Birthdate: Nov. 3, 1978

Birthplace: Leavenworth

Favorite food: Chips and salsa

Favorite place to eat: Olive Garden

You may not know this, but: I played AAU basketball with former WNBA player Jackie Stiles.

Favorite team(s) other than the Chieftains: KU basketball and Notre Dame football

Favorite song on my iPod: "Lean on Me"

Favorite TV show: "Brothers and Sisters"

Favorite movie: "Major Payne" and "Antwone Fisher"

Aside from basketball, my greatest talent is: Text messaging

Actor or actress who would portray me in a movie about my life story: Jodie Foster

Hero(es): My Mom, my Dad and my Brother for being the most supportive people I could ask for.

If I could meet one person, it would be: Rosa Parks, Helen Keller.

Jon Jacques

Birthdate: Feb. 20, 1979

Birthplace: Graden City

Nickname: Coach

Favorite subject: Civics

Favorite food: Cheeseburger

Favorite place to eat: At my Grandma's house.

You may not know this, but: I had a relative sign The Constitution.

Favorite team(s) other than the Chieftains: K-State, Kansas City Chiefs

Favorite song on my iPod: "Thunderstruck" by AC/DC

Favorite TV show: "SportsCenter"

Favorite movie: "Hoosiers"

Actor or actress who would portray me in a movie about my life story: Kevin Spacey

Hero(es): My Dad

If I could meet one person, it would be: Winston Churchill

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