Athlete Showcase: Niles’ Robert Brown

Robert Brown Jr. is a senior on the Niles boys basketball team.

What has been one of your greatest accomplishments as an athlete?

RB: Every time I lead my team to victory.

Robert Brown Jr

What has been one of your biggest disappointments as an athlete?

RB: When Nate (Goins) got injured at the Dowagiac game.

Who is a “hero” in your life and why?

RB: My mom. She always inspires me and makes sure I am on the right track.

When are you the most nervous while you are competing?

RB: When we are down by one and there is three seconds left in the game.

Describe an embarrassing athletic moment.

RB: When I almost got dunked on.

How do you tend to workout/train when by yourself?

RB: I run and lift.

What other sport would you like to compete in if you were not playing yours?

RB: Football.

Why are sports an important part of a high school experience?

RB: To get ready for the next level.

How would you give away $50,000?

RB: I would give it to poor families.

If you could be the head coach of a team for a year, what team would you choose?

RB: The Chicago Bulls.

If I did not play sports, I would…?

RB: I would have full-time job.

What is the most challenging thing for you to do in your sport?

RB: Shooting 3-pointers.

What is the best compliment you have ever received?

RB: I am a really good player and I can make it.

What was the scariest thing you have had to do? Are you glad you did it?

RB: I really have not done anything scary.

What was the last thing you saw someone do that really impressed you?

RB: I saw someone help an older lady to her car.

What is your favorite hobby? Why?

RB: Basketball, because I just love to play.

Choose one word to describe yourself:

RB: Humble.

Berrien County

Edgewater Bank, UFCU announce acquisition

Dowagiac

ACTION Ministries partners with SpartanNash for retail scan campaign

Dowagiac

Dowagiac Union High School closes for three days due to COVID-19

Cassopolis

Resolution to ask Cassopolis Board of Education member to resign fails

Dowagiac

Dowagiac Rotary donates to Rotary Villa Apartments’ trunk or treat efforts

Cass County

Accessory to 2019 Cass County Courts bomb threat sentenced to prison

Buchanan

Local DAR chapter donates to second-grade classroom

Buchanan

Buchanan event inviting community to partake in traditional practice of peace, hope

Cass County

Cass County law enforcement agencies host Halloween with a Cop event

News

Niles City Clerk offers voting advice

Dowagiac

Dowagiac residents finding creative ways to have fun, safe Halloween

Dowagiac

Dowagiac restaurant manager fired following criminal sexual conduct arrest

Berrien County

MDHHS extends emergency orders

Cassopolis

Cassopolis opens new municipal complex

Edwardsburg

Duo Form donates face shields to Edwardsburg Fire Department

Edwardsburg

PHOTO STORY: Community celebrates Edwardsburg firefighter with parade

Berrien County

Berrien County health professionals warn residents to remain vigilant

News

South Bend Police Department seeking information regarding missing Niles man

Cass County

DASAS welcomes new executive director

Business

Cass County businesses struggle amid increase in COVID-19 cases

News

MDHHS adds testing requirements for homes for the aged, large adult foster care facilities

Berrien County

Two injured at Old U.S. 31 and Ullery

Berrien County

COVID-19 UPDATE: Berrien County reports additional COVID-19 death

Dowagiac

Dowagiac restaurateur arrested on criminal sexual conduct charges