Meet the Athlete: Missy MalakowskyPublished 8:55am Thursday, October 3, 2013
NRHEG cross country runner follows in sister’s footsteps
Q: What year are you in school?
Q: What school do you attend?
A: New Richland-Hartland-Ellendale-Geneva.
Q: Who is your immediate family?
A: My father is Forrest and my mother is Sharon. I have an older sister, Heather, and a younger brother, Jason.
Q: What sports are you involved in?
A: I only run cross country.
Q: What is your favorite part of running cross country?
A: I like being with all my teammates, because they all make running really fun. We encourage each other a lot.
Q: What has playing cross country taught you?
A: You kind of get out what you put into it. If you run harder in practice, you do better in meets.
Q: How did you get started in cross country?
A: My sister was in cross country, so I kind of followed in her footsteps.
Q: What are your sports-related achievements?
A: I won the most improved runner award one year.
Q: What are your sports-related goals?
A: I always want to do the best that I can, and I’d hopefully like to continue improving my times throughout high school.
Q: What is your favorite school subject?
A: Band or math.
Q: Who is your favorite teacher?
A: Richard Ellerbusch.
Q: What are your hobbies?
A: I’m in FFA and 4-H, so I do a lot of agriculture-related things.
Q: What is your favorite TV show?
A: “The Big Bang Theory.”
Q: What is your favorite food?
A: Any kind of noodles.