Saturday, August 23, 2014

Athlete Spotlight: James Wood's Brady Hepner

Posted: August 19, 2014

By KEVIN TRUDGEON

bradyJames Wood High School 17-year-old senior

Sport: Football

Position:  Quarterback/safety

Parents:  Mike and Barbara Hepner

Hometown:  Winchester

Nicknames:  When I played Winchester Baseball when I was 9 years old I was called “moondog” because we were at a tournament and I kind of mooned some people and some parents saw me, so they started calling me “moondog.”

What do you love about football:  I like the physicality of it, you can take your anger out and everything. And also the bonding a team can have, because you have to work as one as a team and you have to know each other to become one unit.

Biggest strength in football:  [Strength] I’d say how diverse I am, I can play multiple positions and I do. And also my leadership, having played varsity for three years I think I’ve learned a lot. [Weakness] I’d say how hard I am on myself, how I strive for perfection. If I make a mistake I need to be better about looking past it.

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Colonels Hope Camp Experience Pays Off During Season

Posted: August 8, 2014

By ROBERT STOCKS

The Winchester Star

WINCHESTER — After spending the first three days of practice at Camp Paddy Run in Star Tannery, James Wood High School’s football team returned for its first two-a-day session on the school’s campus with the Colonels feeling closer and more unified as a team.

And while the Colonels’ three-day camp away from home might have lacked good cell phone coverage and wireless, it seems like the experience served its purpose, helping the players focus solely on football for a few days as James Wood looks to rebound from a one-win season as the rebuilding process continues under second-year coach Mark McHale.

“We got a lot done and it was really a good experience,” McHale said, following Thursday’s second practice. “It’s a lot better focus with quality time with no interruptions. I think it’s put us ahead of this time last year as far as learning and just execution and that type of thing.”

The Colonels, coming off a 1-9 season, practiced twice a day at camp, focusing on offense in the morning session followed by a defensive session in the afternoon.

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