Athlete Showcase: Edwardsburg’s Claire Bartz
Claire Bartz is a senior on the Edwardsburg girls basketball team.
What has been one of your greatest accomplishments as an athlete?
CB: Being back-to-back district champions.
What has been one of your biggest disappointments as an athlete?
CB: Not being able to beat Hamilton two years in a row.
Who is a “hero” in your life and why?
CB: My mom, because she is my biggest supporter and goes above and beyond for my family.
When are you the most nervous while you are competing?
CB: Tournament play.
How do you tend to workout/train when by yourself?
CB:: I try to go to my gym three or four times a week and basketball privates.
What other sport would you like to compete in if you were not playing yours?
Why are sports an important part of a high school experience?
CB: A lot of great memories and some best friends.
How would you give away $50,000?
CB: To children in poverty.
If you could be the head coach of a team for a year, what team would you choose?
CB: The Edwardsburg varsity girls.
If I did not play sports, I would…?
CB: Get a job.
What is the most challenging thing for you to do in your sport?
CB: Beat someone off the dribble.
What is your favorite hobby? Why?
CB: Shopping, because I love clothes and appreciate good fashion.
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