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Triple Threat Athlete of the Week: Travis Alvin, Randolph

09/16/2021, 1:00pm CDT
By Mark Miller

Travis Alvin

Name: Travis Alvin

School: Randolph High School

Grade: Senior
 
Football Honors: Four-year varsity starter for the Rockets ... All-league pick in the Trailways Conference at linebacker as a sophomore and junior ... Ranked as the No. 12 edge defender in the state by WisSports.net ... Ranks second in the state in tackles with 60 through week four of the 2021 football season.

Basketball Honors: Enters senior season as a three-year varsity letter winner ... All-Trailways West Conference selection as a sophomore and junior ... Averaged 18.6 points and 10.4 rebounds as a junior and begins the 2021-22 campaign with 1,000 career points. 

Baseball Honors: Hit .357 with a grand slam during the spring 2021 season ... Varsity letter winner and starter for the Rockets after missing the 2020 season due to COVID-19.

Favorite Sport: "I really enjoy both football and basketball a lot. Both sports challenge me in different ways. Football is the ultimate team sport and you can't be from Randolph and not love basketball."

Best Part of High School Sports: "The competition and loud student sections are the best and you make friends with a lot of kids from different schools when you play in the Trailways Conference."

Best Advice from a High School Coach: "Hard work and patience pays off." -- Coach Tyler Fischer  

Most Memorable Moment in High School Sports: "Beating Monticello in sectional semifinals as a sophomore. It was a great tournament atmosphere and it was probably one of my first big impact games as a player in tournaments. Nothing is better than high school playoffs and tournaments."

Best Part of Playing Three Sports: "Since a lot of guys don't play three sports any more, I get to hang with different friends in the different sports and make new friends, too."

Toughest Part of Playing Three Sports: "Time management. You are always busy, especially since I am usually always playing two sports at the same time with AAU basketball and baseball."

Favorite Opponent: "Cuba City, especially at the sectional semifinal level in basketball last season."

Favorite Professional Teams: Milwaukee Bucks

Favorite Professional Athlete: "PJ Tucker. I love 6-foot-5 guys who battle in the paint."

Favorite College Teams: Florida Gators, VCU, Wisconsin

Cumulative GPA: 3.5

Toughest Individual You’ve Competed Against: "Gavin Woodill of the Fall River/Rio football team. He's the best lineman I've played against."

Biggest Challenge of COVID-19: "Playing with a mask and small crowds. Also, we couldn't play Sheboygan Lutheran in sectional finals by sophomore year."

Most Admired High School Teammate: Sam Grieger

College Plans: "Undecided at this point, but hopefully playing sports somewhere."

Activities Outside of Sports: Church youth group, Booster Club volunteer

I Find it Relaxing to: Sleep and lift weights

Favorite TV show: That '70s Show

Favorite Movie: Yogi Bear

Favorite Musical Artists: 21 Savage

Favorite Subject: Gym Class

Favorite Restaurant: Olive Garden

Favorite Website: WisSports.net

Other Family Members: Ryan, father; Amber, mother; Lukas, brother; Rylea, sister. 

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