NAME: Joey Edmonds
SCHOOL: Wyoming High School
GRADUATING YEAR: 2019
GREATEST ACHIEVEMENT: Ohio state football championship
HEIGHT/WEIGHT: 6'-190 lbs.
PARENTS: Tim & Angie
BIGGEST INFLUENCE: Parents
FUTURE GOAL: Successful career at U. of Findlay and good job after college
A two-sport star in basketball and football for the Wyoming Cowboys, senior Joey Edmonds is the first athlete in school history to score 1,000+ career points in basketball and rush for 1,000+ yards in a football season.
A four-year starter in basketball, Joey entered this season already having scored 1,073 points in his great career. He came out of the chute firing this year, putting up 25 points in his senior debut game vs. Finneytown, then scored 23 points vs. defending state champs Deer Park and 26 points vs. Western Hills.
Last season, Joey averaged 21.0 points, 4.5 assists, 4.1 rebounds and 1.2 steals per outing. His 21 points-a-game average led the CHL. He earned numerous basketball honors, including CHL Player of the Year, 1st team all-city, 1st team SWO District and 2nd team all-state. He will play basketball collegiately at the University of Findlay.
Also a four-year varsity starter in football playing both offense and defense, his 52 varsity games played is the most by a Wyoming player in school history. This past season, Joey helped the Cowboys go an undefeated 15-0 and win the Div. IV Ohio state championship.
As a receiver, he had 54 receptions for 1,006 yards and a single-season school record 19 receiving touchdowns. On defense, he had five interceptions and a defensive TD.
He was named first all-CHL, first team all-city, 1st team SWO District and 1st team all-state Div. IV.
Also an academic all-star who is active in community service,
his favorite athlete Steph Curry, favorite entertainer is Drake, favorite book is The Giver, favorite movie is Step Brothers and most-like-to-meet is Michael Jordan.
COACH'S QUOTE – "Being able to serve as both Coach and Father to Joey Edmonds, I continue to be impressed with the solid judgment, tireless energy, and professionalism in which he carries and commits himself to whatever task or endeavor he is involved."
— Tim Edmonds, Basketball Coach