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J.J. HESCH - LAROSA'S MVP OF THE WEEK WINNER
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NAME: J.J. Hesch
SCHOOL: Newport High School
SPORT(S): Football-Basketball-Baseball
GRADUATING YR.: 2007
GREATEST ACHIEVEMENT: Tying state record with 9 TD passes in game.
BIRTHDATE: 9-1-89
HEIGHT/WEIGHT: 5'8" - 160 lbs.
RESIDENCE: Newport
PARENTS: Jim & Helen
BIGGEST INFLUENCE: "My grandfather Bob Mullens."
MVP ACCOMPLISHMENTS: This senior quarterback has had some memorable games, once tying a state record by throwing 9 TD passes in the first half of a game vs. Spenser County. As a junior, for the district champs, he threw for 2,335 yards and 30 TDs (both school records) and ran for 651 yards and 5 TDs. He was named as a Northern Kentucky All-Star and All-District. Entering this season, J.J. had thrown for nearly 4,500 yards (55 TDs). He added 129 yards passing (1 TD) and 67 yards rushing (1 TD) in a win vs. Frankfort Western Hills. He also plays point guard on the basketball team (6 point average) for the Wildcats, and is a 2-time all district shortstop on the baseball team (.300+ batting average over past 2 years). A National Honor Society student, J.J.'s favorite entertainer is Dave Chappelle, his favorite athlete is Barry Larkin and his most-like-to-meet is Peyton Manning.

COACH'S QUOTE -- "J.J. is a team player with great skills for a little guy." John Schlarman, Football Coach