Featured Athlete of the Week: Robert Nally, basketball Cloverdale High School

Thursday, March 3, 2016
Robert Nally gives a pump fake before putting up a shot at Banker's Life Fieldhouse. (Banner Graphic/JAY LOCKETT)

Robert Nally was born on March 7, 1997 to Mike and Lisa Nally. In addition to basketball Nally also throws shot and discus for the Cloverdale track and field team.

His favorite shows on television are "Breaking Bad" and "Prison Break", his favorite food is spaghetti and his favorite class in school is his teacher's aide class.

Nally enjoys watching Stephen Curry and his favorite teacher is Gregg Thomas.

Banner Graphic: What is like being a senior on the team?

Robert Nally: It's a lot of emotion. It's your last ride. You may not ever get to do this again. It's your last ride so it's a lot of emotion.

BG: Who are your biggest supporters off the court?

RN: A lot of friends and family. It's awesome having like my friends come to the game. People from Greencastle will come to the games and watch us play. It's cool to have friends from other schools that want to come watch us play.

BG: What are some of your favorite things about your teammates?

RN: No matter what they also strive to bring each other up as oppose to tearing each other down. We're always trying to get better.

BG: What is Coach Rady Jr. like?

RN: He's very enthusiastic. He has a drive and a passion. His passion for the game is insane.

BG: What is your favorite memory of Cloverdale High School?

RN: County was pretty nice. Being a part of a team that was able to cut down the net. Walking up the ladder was awesome. It was a great feeling. It's a big accomplishment.

BG: What are your plans after high school?

RN: I'll be attending Vincennes in the fall for criminal justice and conservation.

BG: What got you interested in Criminal Justice?

RN: I took law enforcement class my junior year. I went to Area 30 Career Center and I really liked it.

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