Athlete Showcase: Dowagiac’s Amiyah Smith
Published 8:34 am Friday, December 4, 2015
Amiyah Smith is a freshman on the Dowagiac girls basketball team.
What has been one of your greatest
accomplishments as an athlete?
AS: Winning two tournaments in a row in
What has been one of your biggest
disappointments as an athlete?
AS: Not having everybody come to win.
Who is a “hero” in your life and why?
AS: My parents, because they support me in everything I do.
When are you the most nervous while you are competing?
AS: During a jump ball.
Describe an embarrassing athletic moment.
AS: Scoring in the wrong basket.
How do you tend to workout/train when by
AS: Weight room.
What other sport would you like to compete in if you were not playing yours?
How would you give away $50,000?
If you could be the head coach of a team for a year, what team would you choose?
AS: Michigan softball
If I did not play sports, I would…?
AS: Keep focusing on school.
What is the most challenging thing for you to do in your sport?
AS: Staying disciplined to the plays.
If you could change one rule about your sport, what would it be?
AS: Being able to foul more, like seven fouls is good.
What is the best compliment you have ever received?
AS: That being an athlete will give me a great future.
What was the scariest thing you have had to do? Are you glad you did it?
AS: Moving to Dowagiac, and yes, because I’ve met so many new people.
What was the last thing you saw someone do that really impressed you?
AS: Taylor Hulett being a leader on and off the court.
What is your favorite hobby? Why?
AS: Sports, because it keeps me busy and out of trouble.
Choose one word to describe yourself: