Athlete of the Week

Hailey Eilert, Photo Editors

James Higgs

Discuss/Shot Put


  • Threw 135 feet 5 inches in discuss
  • Threw 49 feet 5.25 inches in shot put


Can you describe what the first meet was like for you?

Yeah, I took first by almost a yard in shot put, but my throws in discus weren’t the best. I’m working on it out there.


What things are you wanting to improve upon?

My form before throwing.


What are looking forward to this season?

Mostly state and hopefully winning again the second time in a row


What inspired you to be a thrower?

Probably my family. That’s certainly a big one.


What do you consider to be your biggest motivation?

Trying to get the school record. That’s my goal.