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Bug Tussel Triple Threat Athlete of the Week: Ryan Routhieaux, Luxemburg-Casco

02/24/2023, 11:45am CST
By Mark Miller

The Bug Tussel 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.

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Name: Ryan Routhieaux

School: Luxemburg-Casco

Grade: Senior

Football Honors: Three-time all-league performer at defensive back and wide receiver, earning first-team laurels as a defensive back as a junior and senior ... All-Region pick as a senior at defensive back ... Offensive Player of the Year as a junior, and team captain and Defensive Player of the Year as a senior ... Broke school record for career receptions (97) and yards (1,562).

Wrestling Honors: Four-year varsity performer at Luxemburg-Casco ... First-team all-league selection as a senior, and honorable mention choice as a sophomore ... WIAA State Meet qualifier as a junior after having knee surgery and returning the day before regionals.  

Baseball Honors: Four-year starter for the Spartans ... Honorable mention all-North Eastern Conference pick as an outfielder as a sophomore ... First-team all-league choice as a junior.

Favorite Sport: "Football. Being a part of a team, the camaraderie and learning life lessons to work hard to get your goals in life."

Best Part of High School Sports: "Hanging out with friends, and playing with passion."

Best Advice from a High School Coach: "The more your fail in high school, the more successful you will be and learn more about life lessons. You must believe it to achieve it."

Most Memorable Moment in High School Sports: "Breaking the school record in receptions and yards. Also, breaking the school record in stolen bases in a season."

Which Person Has Served as Positive Role Model in Sports For You: "My uncle, Nathan, was the main person who pushed me to reach my ultimate goal. He always believed in me."

Best Part of Playing Three Sports: "Having a variety of love for all three sports."

Toughest Part of Playing Three Sports: "Being organized with your time in order to balance with everything else going on in life."

Favorite Opponents: Freedom and Denmark

Toughest Individual You've Competed Against: "Mattie Bianchi"

Favorite Professional Teams: Seattle Seahawks

Favorite Professional Athlete: Cameron Chancellor

Favorite College Teams: Wisconsin Badgers

Cumulative GPA: 3.4
Most Admired High School Teammates:
"Evan Dahlke and Sawyer Dorn."

College Plans: "I have committed to play football at Minnesota State Moorhead and plan to major in education and health."

Activities Outside of Sports: Volunteer for youth flag football, the Casco Lions Club and youth baseball.

Favorite TV show: How I Meet Your Mother
Favorite Movie:
Varsity Blues

Favorite Musical Artists: Lil Uzi Vert

Favorite Subject: Math

Favorite Restaurant: Chick Fil A

Favorite Website: Cool Math Game

Other Family Members: Don, father; Ericka, mother; Kyle, brother; Allison, sister.

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