Get to Know: Hayfield senior Cela Carney
Q: What sports do you compete in?
A: Volleyball, basketball and softball.
Q: How did you originally get into sports?
A: I grew up watching my older sister and cousins play sports so it just seemed natural to do it too.
Q: What’s your favorite sports memory?
A: Beating Stewartville my sophomore year for the last time ever since we were leaving the HVL conference.
Q: What have you learned from sports?
A: You have to be a team player first. Hard work pays off.
Q: What’s the hardest part about sports?
A: It’s a huge time commitment. With practices, tournaments, games and the training out of season so you have to be dedicated.
Q: How do you keep your focus when competing?
A: Don’t overthink it, just play your game and have fun.
Q: Who’s your biggest sports role model and why?
A: Carrie Rutledge because I grew up watching her play all three sports and she’s always worked really hard.
Q: What’s your favorite movie or TV show?
A: “Paul Blart, Mall Cop.”
Q: If you could have a conversation with anyone in history, who would it be?
A: D.B. Cooper.
Q: What is your dream job?
Q: What is your favorite food?
A: Banana bread.
Q: What is your favorite song?
A: “Happy & Sad” by Kacey Musgraves.
Q: What are your plans after high school?
A: Go to a four year college and figure it out from there.
Q: If you could have one superpower, what would it be?