Meet the Athlete: Parker Hemmingsen

Published 8:35 am Thursday, September 19, 2013

Alden-Conger lineman Parker Hemmingsen, 70,  blocks during Friday’s home game against Randolph. — Drew Claussen/Albert Lea Tribune

Alden-Conger lineman Parker Hemmingsen, 70, blocks during Friday’s home game against Randolph. — Drew Claussen/Albert Lea Tribune

Alden-Conger senior guard hopes to find the win column

Q: What year are you in school?

A: Senior.

Q: What school do you attend?

A: Alden-Conger.

Q: Who is your immediate family?

A: My mother is Tanya, father is Scott, and I have an older sister Courtney.

Q: What sports are you involved in?

A: I play football and baseball.

Q: What is your favorite part of playing football?

A: Probably just being out with the team and working hard.

Q: What has playing football taught you?

A: I’ve learned to work hard for what I believe in, and it takes effort to come out ahead.

Q: What number are you?

A: No. 70.

Q: How did you get started in football?

A: I started in second grade with elementary football, and I’ve played ever since.

Q: What sports did your family members play?

A: My dad used to play football. 

Q: What are your sports-related goals? 

A: Win a couple games and be competitive in each game.

Q: Who is your favorite professional athlete? Why?

A: Jared Allen, because he works hard and goes hard every play.

Q: What is your favorite school subject? 

A: Probably woods or math class.

Q: Who is your favorite teacher? 

A: Amy Wallin.

Q: What are your hobbies? 

A: Working on Supermileage, a competition for automobile fuel efficiency.

Q: What is your favorite TV show?

A: “Duck Dynasty.”

Q: What is your favorite food?

A: Pasta.

Q: What is an interesting fact about you?

A: I like snowmobiling.