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ZACH KIERNAN - LAROSA'S MVP OF THE WEEK WINNER
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NAME: Zach Kiernan
SCHOOL: Newport Central Catholic High School
SPORT(S): Football-Basketball
GRADUATING YR.: 2007
GREATEST ACHIEVEMENT: Athletic scholarship to Louisville.
BIRTHDATE: 4-7-89
HEIGHT/WEIGHT: 6'7" - 250 lbs.
RESIDENCE: Cold Spring, Ky.
PARENTS: Michael & Deanna
BIGGEST INFLUENCE: "My dad."
FUTURE GOAL: "Be successful in life."
MVP ACCOMPLISHMENTS: Transitioning from the gridiron to the hardwood is 6'7" senior Zach Kiernan, a 2-sport all-star. In basketball, Zach averaged a double-double (15 points-10 rebounds) last year, helping his team to the regional championship of the Kentucky All "A" Tournament (he was named tournament MVP). Big games included 36 vs. Dixie Heights, 25 vs. East Jessamine and 23 vs. Mayfield. In football, offensive and defensive lineman Zach helped the Thoroughbreds win back-to-back Kentucky Class A football championships. He was named 1st team all-NKY and 1st team all-state. Showing athletic bloodlines, Zach's dad Michael played football at Notre Dame. A National Honor Society student with a weighted 5.26 GPA, Zach is very active in community service. He will play football next season at the U. of Louisville. His favorite athlete is Brian Urlacher, favorite entertainer is Dane Cook and most-like-to-meet is Deion Sanders.

COACH'S QUOTE -- "Zach is a basketball coach's dream. Being 6'7', 250 pounds, there are not too many players who can guard him. Zach is a perfect example of a student-athlete." Grant Brannen, Basketball Coach