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It took awhile, but basketball is now Foor's favorite sport

 

LANCE FOOR

Class/subject: Anatomy

Teacher: Adam Renollet

Sport: Basketball

Athlete: Kobe Bryant

Team: Buckeyes and Lakers

Restaurant: Olive Garden

Music: Rap, hip hop

TV Show: Sportscenter

Sports played: Football (freshman, junior and senior), Basketball.

Awards: GMC Honorable mention (football 2012).

 

By JOE SHOUSE

Sportswriter

It’s hard to believe that at one time Lance Foor didn’t even like playing basketball. Now, the 6-foot-3 forward at Paulding High School is one of the team leaders. In a recent game against county foe Antwerp, the confident shooter scored 11 points while connecting on two deep 3-pointers from the corner.

“I started playing when I was in the fourth grade, but I didn’t like it that much. My friends were playing and so I just joined in and started playing. I really liked football better but basketball became my number one sport in middle school,” said Foor.