Featured Athlete of the Week: Callan Taylor, Basketball Greencastle High School

Friday, January 9, 2015
Callan Taylor

Callan Taylor was born on Nov. 3, 1996 to Daryl and Lisa Taylor. She has an older sister, Ashton (Query) and a younger sister, Emma.

She's played basketball for the Tiger Cubs for four years and is involved with the 4-H Goat Club.

Taylor enjoys watching "Love and Basketball," reading the "Divergent" series and listening to Taylor Swift.

Her favorite school subject is English and her favorite professional athlete is Reggie Miller.

Banner Graphic: What is it like being a senior this year, compared to previous years?

Callan Taylor: I think the biggest difference of being a senior is you have more responsibility and the younger girls definitely look up to you a lot more than in previous years.

BG: What did you do for off-season training?

CT: During the off-season, I came to every open gym and worked at home on my shot and different things like that.

BG: What were your individual and team goals for this season?

CT: My goal coming into this year was to be able to take care of the ball more and be able to run our offense better than I had previously. We wanted to work more as a team and come together. We know that we can play with anyone, we just need to go out there, play our game and work hard.

BG: Who are your personal inspirations?

CT: My mom and dad because they've always helped me out and supported me in everything that I do.

BG: Who are your best friends?

CT: My best friend is Sydney Smiley.

BG: What is your favorite Greencastle memory?

CT: When we won sectionals my sophomore year, we came back into town with a police escort. That was pretty fun and we were all screaming and yelling.

BG: What is your favorite part of basketball?

CT: Getting to hang out with everyone on the team because everyone is really fun and we have a great time together.

BG: What are your future plans?

CT: I'm going to college at Saint Mary-of-the-Woods to play basketball and get a degree in education.

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