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GARY PRIDE - LAROSA'S MVP OF THE WEEK WINNER
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NAME: Gary Pride
SCHOOL: Colerain High School
SPORT(S): Football-Basketball
GRADUATING YR.: 2007
GREATEST ACHIEVEMENT: Scholarship to U. of Akron.
BIRTHDATE: 4-12-89
HEIGHT/WEIGHT: 5'8" - 175 lbs.
RESIDENCE: Colerain
PARENTS: Tony & Tonya
BIGGEST INFLUENCE: "My cousin Rico."
FUTURE GOAL: "Pro football or athletic trainer."
MVP ACCOMPLISHMENTS: Talented senior running back and team's top receiver was last year's Cardinals' QB, leading the team to 10-2 record. Running the option offense, he rambled for 1,104 yards and 14 TDs, and he also passed for 397 yards and 7 TDs. For his performance, Gary was named 1st team all-GMC, and honorable mention all-city and all-Southwest Ohio district. Gary has had TD runs this year vs. Fairfield, Cardinal O'Hara and Lakota West (79 yd. run). He will play football next year at the University of Akron. Gary also played basketball one year and has run track for the past three years including running the 100, 200 and 400 runs, as well as being an integral part of three relay teams. Active in community service and church, Gary's favorite entertainer is Dave Chappelle, his favorite athlete is Dwayne Wade and his most-like-to-meet is Dr. Martin Luther King.

COACH'S QUOTE -- "Gary is a young man who makes everyone around him better by his positive attitude, caring manner and his drive to succeed." Kerry Coombs, Football Coach