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Triple Threat of the Week: Eric Reinemann, Howards Grove

09/28/2017, 9:30am CDT
By Mark Miller

Name: Eric Reinemann

School: Howards Grove High School

Grade: Senior

Football Honors: Team captain at Howards Grove for coach Dave Schmid as a junior and senior ... Earned honorable mention all-Big East Conference honors as a junior after catching 17 passes for 175 yards and three touchdowns ... A key player for a Howards Grove program that is 5-1 through six weeks of the 2017 season, hauling in 15 catches for 196 yards and three touchdowns ... Plays at tight end on offense and defensive back on defense for the Tigers. 

Basketball Honors: Enters senior season as a two-year varsity performer for Howards Grove ... Averaged 11.9 points and 9.0 rebounds as a junior, helping the Tigers to a 20-7 record under coach Wade Georgeff ... A 6-foot-5 forward with deep shooting range and the ability to post-up in the lane ... Second-team all-league selection in the Big East Conference as a junior ... Finished with 12 points, 6 rebounds and 2 steals in Howards Grove's WIAA Division 4 sectional final loss to eventual state-champion Destiny last season.

Baseball Honors: Team captain as a junior when he helped Howards Grove to a 14-10 record under coach Mark Weber ... Honorable mention all-conference as a sophomore and second-team all-league as a junior for Howards Grove's summer baseball program. 

Tennis Honors: Team captain as a junior ... Second-team all-league selection as a freshman.

Favorite Sport: "Basketball because the game is very competitive and I have been playing it since I was little. I loved the game since I first started playing it."

Best Part of High School Sports: "The competitive games and friendships made throughout the years." 

Best Advice from a High School Coach: "Play for the name on the front of your jersey and people will remember the name on the back of your jersey."

Most Memorable Moments in High School Sports: "Playing in the WIAA Division 4 sectional finals in basketball two years in a row against Dominican and Destiny."

Best Part of Playing Four Sports: "Having one sport increase my ability for another sport. They keep me occupied and busy."

Toughest Part of Playing Four Sports: "Always being committed all year round and never really getting a break."

Favorite Opponent: "Oostburg because the rivalry keeps it competitive and it is always a good game, no matter the sport."

Favorite Professional Teams: Milwaukee Bucks

Favorite Professional Athlete: Aaron Rodgers

Favorite College Team: Wisconsin Badgers

Cumulative GPA: 3.96

Toughest Individual You've Competed Against: "JT Petrie of Sheboygan Falls because he is good at all sports he plays and never gives up."

Most Admired High School Teammate: "Mason Valenstein because he competes hard and is very athletic."

College Plans: Attend St. Norbert College and study business
Activities Outside of Sports: Future Business Leaders of America, National Honor Soceity, Student Council

I Find it Relaxing to: "Hang out with friends."

Favorite TV show: How I Met Your Mother

Favorite Movie: The Benchwarmers

Favorite Musical Artist: Drake

Favorite Subject: Business

Favorite Restaurant: Chili's

Favorite Website:

Family Members: Kevin, father; Sharon, mother; Andrew, brother.

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