City College has a vast variety of students filled with athletic talent and is well-known for having outs
tanding sports programs, which allow students, who share an undoubted passion for sports, the opportunity to use their talent to excel at their sport of choice.
Many students play sports, ranging from football, to basketball, to volleyball and they play for all sorts of reasons, but have you ever wondered how they chose their particular sport?
City College football player Trent Thompson, a kinesiology major, has been playing football since he was 7 years old.
“I just naturally took to it,” says Thompson in response to why he chose football in particular.
Thompson says he also participated in rugby, for which he was featured in the Express last semester at the beginning of the season. He is currently the wide receiver on the Panthers’ football team.
“I like the commodity and family atmosphere you get with football,” says Thompson.
Another athlete, Jonathan Averette, kinesiology major, was surprisingly introduced to track and field after he says he was asked to join the track team by its coach because Averette applied too late to be on the football team.
Averette says his passion is…» Read More