Meet the athlete: Nick Raaen

Published 9:39 pm Wednesday, September 20, 2017

Lake Mills senior tri-athlete plans to become a pilot


What grade are you in?


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What town do you live in, and which school do you attend?

Lake Mills, Lake Mills High School.

Who is your immediate family?

Jeff Raaen; Don and Shari Cole; brother, Tristan Raaen.

Which sports do you play?

Throughout high school I have played basketball, baseball and football.

What is your favorite part of playing your sport?

The atmosphere of playing and winning.

What has playing that sport taught you?

Sports have taught me to work hard to get good results.

What’s your favorite sports memory?

Playing with my friends in middle school baseball.

Which game are you looking forward to most this year?

Our next conference football game.

How did you get started in your sport?

My mom asked me if I wanted to play sports when I was young; I have always played them.

What sports did your family members play?

My dad played hockey.

What are your sports-related achievements?

Lunch box award in football and other awards in middle school.

What are your sports-related goals?

To not have any regret when my sports career is over.

Who is your favorite professional athlete? Why?

Tim Tebow, because he is not afraid to share his faith with others.

What are your college plans? Major?

I plan on going to flight school to become a pilot.

What is your favorite school subject?


Who is your favorite teacher?

Coach Irons.

What are your hobbies?

I like to shoot guns with my stepdad at the gun range.

What is your dream job?


What is your favorite TV show?


What is an interesting fact about you?

I have the handwriting of a doctor.

About Tyler Julson

Tyler Julson covers sports for the Albert Lea Tribune.

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