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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?

Cela Carney

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?

A: Anesthesiologist.

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?

A: Fly.