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DARIUS ASHLEY - LAROSA'S MVP OF THE WEEK WINNER
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NAME: Darius Ashley
SCHOOL: St. Xavier High School
SPORT(S): Football-Track
GRADUATING YR.: 2008
GREATEST ACHIEVEMENT: "Making my family proud."
BIRTHDATE: 1-4-90
HEIGHT/WEIGHT: 5'9" – 190 lbs.
RESIDENCE: Deer Park
MOM: Terri Ashley
BIGGEST INFLUENCE: "My mom."
FUTURE GOAL: "Be the best father, son, brother possible."
MVP ACCOMPLISHMENTS: This senior running back is a pre-season high school football U.S. Army All-American, and has put up big numbers and many school records for the Bombers. He ran for 1,450 yards (18 TDs) last year while catching 11 passes and notching 251 yards on kickoff returns. His sophomore year, Darius ran for 1,633 yards (26 TDs) while helping lead the Bombers to an undefeated 15-0 record, the Ohio state championship (he was named MVP of the Ohio state tournament) and a #6 ranking in the nation by USA Today. Last season, Darius led the Bombers to the GCL South title and was named GCL and Southwest Ohio district Offensive Player of the Year as well as 1st team all-city, 1st team all-Southwest Ohio district and 1st team all-state. Active in community service, Dariusí favorite athlete is Barry Sanders, favorite entertainer is Michael Jackson and most-like-to-meet is Beyonce. He has not yet selected a college.

COACH'S QUOTE -- "Darius Ashley is the consummate team player. His athletic accomplishments speak for themselves, but what sets Darius apart is his humility and ability to keep the game of football in perspective. A class individual, Darius places the team above everything else."
-- Steve Specht, Football Coach