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Beyond the Spotlight w/ Zac Yorke

Zac Yorke is competing in his senior season at Millington High School.

What is the best part about competing in your winter sport?

The best part about competing in basketball is the payoff of all the work that has been put in.

Who is your team’s biggest rival? Why?

Our biggest rival is Frankenmuth

What is your favorite part about completing in high school sports?

My favorite part about competing in high school sports is the memories made with my teammates.

What is your favorite sports movie?

My favorite sports movie is Hoosiers. The reason I like it so much is because it shows what can really be accomplished when a team comes together.

What has your sport taught you about teamwork?

Basketball has taught me how to communicate with my teammates even when things start to go bad.

Where is the toughest place to play on the road during your winter sport?

The toughest gym to play in is Garber

What song are you listening to before competing to get you ready?

The song I listen before games is Too Much Sauce by DJ ESCO

There is a middle school student who wishers they were you right now…what advice would you give him/her about high school athletics?

The advice I would give to a middle school athlete is to grind. No matter what sport you’re in, to succeed at a high level you need to put time in. To be the best you have to outwork everyone else.


Professional educator, sports/fitness photographer, former high school sports coach, collegiate football player and sports (of all kinds) enthusiast.