Reservoir senior James Simms scored 12 points and grabbed 10 rebounds coming off the bench in the 3A East regional title game, leading the Gators to a 59-51 victory. As a forward for the basketball team, Simms is averaging over 5 points a game this winter. His real calling, though, is on the football field. He was named the Howard County Defensive Player of the Year this past fall and has accepted a full scholarship to play for Towson University next year.
James took some time out to catch up with us over the weekend about some of his interests off the field.
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TV show I can't miss:
Favorite pump-up song:
Best moment as a high school athlete:
Favorite pro athlete:
He's not a pro athlete, but I have a tremendous amount of respect for Terry Fox, who ran across Canada on one leg while fighting cancer.
Sport you're really bad at:
Favorite place to eat:
TV show you can't stand to watch:
Funniest comedian right now:
Pepsi or Coke?
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