Meet the Athlete: Tyler Raimann
Published 9:06 am Wednesday, January 25, 2017
Q: What grade are you in?
Q: What town do you live in, and which school do you attend?
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A: New Richland, NRHEG.
Q: Who is your immediate family?
A: Mom, Carol; Dad, Tim; sister, Tori.
Q: Which sports do you play?
A: Basketball, Golf, and Trap Shooting.
Q: What is your favorite part of basketball?
A: The bond. We started playing together in third grade and it’s amazing to see how far we have come together as a team. The atmosphere the fans bring is pretty incredible, too. Our fans come to home games and follow us on the road. It’s greatly appreciated.
Q: What has basketball taught you?
A: Work ethic. It has taught me patience with people on and off the court.
Q: What’s your favorite sports memory?
A: In fifth grade when Oakley Baker made a 3/4 court shot to help us clench the MIT title sending us to North Carolina.
Q: How did you get started in basketball?
A: My sister is five years older than me and she always played in the driveway so I always joined her.
Q: What sports did your family members play?
A: Dad played football Mom played basketball and Tori played volleyball, basketball, and softball.
Q: What are your sports-related achievements?
A: Trap shooting: State trap shoot 8th-12th. Lettered every year. My first year I was awarded with Most Improved.
Basketball: This year has been a big year for me, I was honored to be part of the All-Tournament team at the Bethany Lutheran Pepsi Holiday Tournament.
Q: What are your sports-related goals?
A: Help bring this group of guys as far as we can and have as much fun as we can.
Q: Who is your favorite professional athlete? Why?
A: Adam Thielen. He is a hometown hero who started in Mankato not expecting to later play for the Vikings.
Q: What are your college plans? Major?
A: Attend Riverland to become an electrician.
Q: What is your favorite school subject?
Q: Who is your favorite teacher?
A: Throwback to junior high, Mrs. Feist.
Q: What are your hobbies?
A: Showing cows, hunting, riding snowmobiles, and farming
Q: What is your dream job?
A: Crop and cattle farmer.
Q: What is your favorite TV show?
A: Street Outlaws.
Q: What is an interesting fact about you?
A: Love driving semis and tractors.