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Bug Tussel Wireless Triple Threat Athlete of the Week: Devin Brooks, Markesan

05/17/2022, 1:45pm CDT
By Mark Miller

The Bug Tussel Wireless Triple Threat Athlete of the Week is an honor given on to the top senior boys and girls three-sport athletes in the state. Players are recognized each week on WSN, with the a boys and girls winner of the Pat Richter Award at the end of the season to the best three-sport athlete of the year.

The goal and mission of Bug Tussel Wireless is to level the playing field for rural residents despite where they may live. Whether you work from home, your office is downtown or you are manning the family farm, they believe residents should be connected without having to compromise speed, price, quality, service or the environment.

Name: Devin Brooks

High School: Markesan

Grade: Senior

Football Honors: Team captain as a junior and senior ... First-team all-Eastern Suburban Conference pick as an offensive lineman in 2020 and 2021 ... All-Regional pick for coach John Dunlavy and the Hornets as a senior ... Academic All-State selection ... Helped Markesan to a 9-3 record as a senior. 

Wrestling Honors: Team captain as a junior and senior ... Four-time WIAA Division 3 sectional qualifier. 

Track & Field Honors: First-team all-Trailways Conference performer in the 100-meter high hurdles.

Favorite Sport: "Football is my favorite sport because of all the fun moments in practice and games."

Best Part of High School Sports: "Hanging out with my friends."

Most Memorable Moment in High School Sports: "Playing receiver in football practice."

Best Part of Playing Three Sports: "Staying in condition and competing against numerous different opponents."

Toughest Part of Playing Three Sports: "Lack of free time."

Favorite Opponent: "Waterloo for football."

Favorite Professional Teams: Green Bay Packers

Favorite College Teams: Wisconsin Badgers

Cumulative GPA: 3.85

Toughest Individual You’ve Competed Against: "The man in the mirror."

Biggest Challenge of COVID-19: "Wearing a mask while wrestling during the 2020-21 season."
Most Admired High School Teammate: John Bartaszewicz

College Plans: "Four years or more at UW-Madison School of Engineering. I plan to major in engineering physics."

Activities Outside of High School Sports: National Honor Scoeity

I Find it Relaxing to: "Play Xbox and watch movies."

Favorite TV show: How I Met Your Mother

Favorite Movie: Star Wars and the Empire Strikes Back

Favorite Musical Artists: Styx

Favorite Subject: Math

Favorite Restaurant: The Big M Steakhouse (McDonald's)

Favorite Website:

Other Family Members: Brad, father; Amy, mother; Hunter, brother; Hannah, sister.

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