Mohonasen seniors and twin siblings Hailey Deguire and Jake Deguire gave their all to the athletics they performed and to the neighborhood they reside in in the course of their large college occupations.
Each 17-calendar year-olds were multi-sport athletes at Mohonasen, placing documents and taking part as associates of the school’s college student athletic council.
Hailey Deguire is a Mohonasen report holder in volleyball with 699 digs, as nicely as in outside track as aspect of 3,200-meter and dash medley relay squads. This calendar year, she also competed in substantial university tennis for the 1st time.
Jake Deguire holds the Mohonasen wrestling wins file with 156, most pins with 110, most wins in a year with 44 and most pins in a single time with 32. He also starred in soccer for Mohonasen all through this year’s “Fall II” period, which was made to household competitions for college athletics groups unable to contend final fall for the reason that of issues related to the novel coronavirus pandemic.
The two were users, way too, of the school’s athletic council developed previous drop by athletic director Dave Bertram.
“It is a local community-dependent team made to provide the Mohonasen neighborhood and past,” Bertram reported. “This 12 months, I invited just one athlete from each staff to take part and attract on their have experiences encouraging other folks.”
Participating in the Mighty Warriors’ athletic council was an extension of teamwork that the Deguires have been a part of with every single workforce.
“We really like all types of sporting activities, and a ton of our good friends are on that council,” Hailey Deguire explained.
This yr, the Deguires have been also component of the superior school’s yearly food stuff and clothing generate, alongside with its to start with-ever Toys for Tots charity travel.
“Helping children that are having difficulties is always superior,” Jake Deguire reported. “I adore supporting young ones, particularly when they don’t have the same stuff as other men and women. They may possibly not be in a excellent situation and it is about helping them.”
Hailey Deguire took element in the Mohonasen readings program throughout the winter season with other student athletic council customers, looking at Christmas stories to elementary faculty youngsters.
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The Deguires competed in distinct sporting activities in the course of the faculty 12 months, but both of those could be uncovered in gymnasiums throughout the state for the duration of the wrestling time Jake on the mat wrestling, and Hailey close by at the scorer’s desk as one of the team’s managers.
“I just figured I was likely to be there, I could as properly help out,” Hailey Deguire claimed. “I’m there all the time, in any case, even since we ended up younger. I was doing that every weekend.”
After graduation, the Deguires will keep on to share a very similar tackle — the Springfield College campus.
Hailey Deguire produced the motivation to start with, even though Jake realized his preference was Springfield, but held it to himself until finally sharing it with his family and buddies. The twins’ more mature brother Ryan is also a scholar at the school.
The Deguires’ mothers and fathers never thoughts getting all 3 at just one position.
“Our parents appreciate it,” Hailey Deguire claimed. “They appreciate likely out there. We have cherished going out there to see our [older] brother.”
In his very first yr at Mohonasen, Bertram appreciated the optimistic function Hailey Deguire and Jake Deguire played at the college, the two on the taking part in surfaces and off of them.
“Our point of view is it is truly essential to see folks who are pupil-athletes that are at the top rated of their match that are supplying back again to the community,” Bertram mentioned. “It’s extraordinary the volume they give back again.”
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