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January 24, 2013
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Athlete of the Week: Austin Page


South Umpqua senior

SPORT: Basketball.


AGE: 18.

GPA: 3.4.

COLLEGE HOPES: Would like to study physical therapy and play basketball but is undecided on a school.

OTHER INTERESTS: Hunting, fishing.

FAVORITE ATHLETE: LeBron James, Miami Heat forward.

FAVORITE MOVIE: “Happy Gilmore,” “Glory Road.”


PERFORMANCE: The 6-foot-5 forward had two of his most complete efforts of the season — 15 points, eight rebounds, five assists and three blocks against Siuslaw; and 17 points, seven assists, seven rebounds and three blocks against Douglas — as the Lancers split a pair of Far West League games last week.

QUOTABLE: On the high expectations — “We’ve had our ups and downs, but we’ve been going at it now for four years and I feel a lot more confident because of what we’ve been through together. We still want to make the playoffs and maybe get into the state tournament. A lot of stuff is gonna have to go right, but we think we can play at that level.”

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