Glenn Lyle, a 10-year-old who lives and breathes sports, is this week's Athlete of the Week.
Glenn Lyle is a 10-year-old who lives and breathes sports. He currently plays football for the Under Armor League and plays baseball for the Miracles. He just finished a basketball season at Sadye Gibbs Community Center where he was the leading scorer on the Kings squad. Join us as we interview our youngest athlete of the week in some time!
How long have you been playing sports?
I’ve been playing sports since I was 3 years old, so 7 years total.
Which of the 3 sports is your favorite to play?
My favorite really changes all the time, but right now my favorite is football! I also think that’s what I’m best in at the moment.
Besides the sports you currently play, what sport would you eventually want to try out?
Wrestling, because that’s my grandpa’s favorite sport. He’s already taught me some moves!
What’s your favorite career highlight? Favorite play ever!
It was baseball in 2023 during a tryout, I almost hit a home run off Kenny Kelly on Kenny Kelly Field.
If you’re not playing sports, what are you doing in your free time?
Playing video games with friends like Fortnite and Madden or training to get in sports.
Which of the three sports that you play is the hardest and why?
Baseball for sure. It took me a while to get good at it. It didn’t take me as long to get good at football and basketball.
Which sport do you want to take all the way and go pro?
The goal is to go pro in all 3. I’m trying to be the next Prime Time and do different sports.
What’s your pre-game food to eat before your game?
White Cheddar Cheez-Its! That’s the secret to balling out.
Who’s your favorite player to root for in all 3 sports all time?
Ben Roethlisberger, Mookie Betts, & LeBron James
What are your favorite songs to get you hyped on game day?
Intro by DMX