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Who is the best athlete to go through jackson.

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concerned parent

Wood River, IL

#1 Feb 11, 2010
Who is the best athlete to go through jackson?
guest 9988

Jackson, MO

#2 Feb 11, 2010
Stacy Roth .. she was one badass short stop
Student

Saint Louis, MO

#3 Feb 11, 2010
Joel Penrod
Guest

Frisco, TX

#4 Feb 11, 2010
Nathan Norman
ben

Cape Girardeau, MO

#5 Feb 12, 2010
Without a doubt "Mario Whitney". 1st in state 100meter dash, 1st in state 200meter dash(state record). Faster times as a senior than the big 12 champion in both events. State single game rushing record in football. And he did that in the 1st half. If he would have had as many carries as other record holders the total season rushing record would be his easily and out of reach.43 touchdowns his senior year. Several games he only played the first half. What a shame things didn't work out for him in athletics.
Guest 5050

United States

#6 Feb 12, 2010
He was fun to watch . Too bad he didn't have a head on his shoulders to go along with those "FAST" legs .

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#7 Feb 12, 2010
Lane Lohr was an all around great athlete. A great wide receiver and all state pole vaulter in the early 80's . I think he went on the Univ of Ill for track.

Mario and Nathan Norman also have to be at the top of the list as well.
Enrique

San Mateo, CA

#8 Feb 12, 2010
Mario and not even close
tallboy

Jackson, MO

#9 Feb 12, 2010
Nathan Norman was hardest working athlete & used his talents after high school. What did Mario do after high school???
Yoiio

San Mateo, CA

#10 Feb 12, 2010
That wasn't the question tall boy. Norman got more out if his abilities. Mario was far superior athlete. Mario is a world class sprinter. His time in the 100 his senior year would if been tenth in the olympics tht year. Without any coaching. Yes that is an insult to the track coaches. They weren't smart enough to realize what they had. Picking between the two to be a teammate hands down nathan.
fedup

United States

#11 Feb 12, 2010
Of most recent times, Matt Lang!!!
Here's why: He excelled in every sport he played (not just one) AND was in the Academic top 10% of his class AND No Drugs!!! Now that is an OUTSTANDING ATHLETE!!!
jhs 86

Warwick, RI

#12 Feb 12, 2010
Mike Tripp
I know

Dallas, TX

#13 Feb 12, 2010
Nathan Norman and Mario
jhs 243

Saint Louis, MO

#14 Feb 12, 2010
Iron man..definately
Jhs91

San Mateo, CA

#15 Feb 12, 2010
Norman state champ wrestler. All state football. All state track in shot and 4x100 relay. Not to mention played sec football and got cut on the last day from Carolina panthers.
Hey hey

United States

#16 Feb 12, 2010
You all need to ask your parents about Lawrence Swann. he was a man playing a boys game.
Jackson Student

Jacksonville, AL

#17 Feb 12, 2010
Jessica Jones was an all around great athlete. She excelled in Softball, she was the 1st baseman and could be the catcher. She recieved an award(s) every year of her high school season. Each year she excelled into something better.
guest123

Brookfield, CT

#18 Feb 12, 2010
ronnie hobeck
Stef fan

Advance, MO

#19 Feb 13, 2010
I think Steffan Troxel should be added to the list, most people dont even realize it. Troxel was an amazing swimmer, he swam for 4 years at Indiana University, one of the top swimming schools in the country, NCAA div 1. Swam all over the country, was ranked top 10 in the country in Open Water swimming, and had a very good showing at 2008 Olympic Trials in the 1500 meter freestyle. He is currently attending Southern Methodist University "SMU" Law School... So, if I had to say, Steffan should be extremely high on the list of best athletes even though when he was in highschool Jackson didn't even have a swim team. And as far as character goes and career potential, THE TOP!!
Pete

Champaign, IL

#20 Feb 13, 2010
I'd have to say there are a lot of good athletes. Mario was fast as hell. Steffan is a great swimmer. Stacey Roth and Jessica Jones were great softball players. But to be All State in 3 sports and still hold records for weightliftling, I'd have to go with Nathan Norman, and as far as character goes, I don't see how anyone could have better.

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