Prep Pulse: Joe LaGrange


A Q&A with Southridge senior boys basketball player Joe LaGrange.

Nicknames: JoeJoe.

Best thing about the school year: It's senior year.

Who on your team cracks you up and why: Jadon Culbertson, he is goofy and his laugh is contagious.

Complete the sentence: I could binge watch The Office for hours on end.

What teacher has had the greatest impact on your life, and why: Coach (Scott) Buening, he's taught me many different life lessons.

What’s the best emoji: Shocked face.

Favorite type of donut: Tiger Tails.

One thing you do that puts you in your coach’s doghouse: Turn the ball over.

People would be surprised to know what about you: I play the ukulele.

Piece of advice you’ve gotten that has stuck with you: Make every day count because you never know how many you have left.

Who do you consider to be your heroes: People in the military.

Physical feature that makes you unique: Long eyebrows.

Oddest piece of trivia that you know: Sylvester Stallone wrote the script for the movie "Rocky" in three days.

I hate to admit it, but my parents are right about: Me being messy.

Complete the sentence: I’m going on a road trip, and I’m going to Key West and I’m taking these people along for the ride: Tucker Schank, Logan Seger, Patrick Sander, Carson Mundy and Sam Schroeder.

No matter what, my friends can always cheer me up.

I spend far too much money on: Food.

You scream at the TV when: When the Hoosiers are losing.

Something you really wish you knew how to do: Cook.

What are some things on your bucket list: Go to a NCAA men's basketball National Championship, go to game 7 of an NBA Finals, travel Europe.

Best concert you’ve attended: Bryson Tiller, special appearance from Kendrick Lamar.

Who’s the smartest person on your team: Jaden Hayes.

If you cut the cord but could keep three stations, what would they be: ESPN, TBS, HBO.

Best athlete from another school you’ve faced: Romeo Langford (New Albany alum, current IU Hoosier).

Song in your music collection that’s played the most: "Sinners Like Me" by Eric Church.

Business you’d like to add to your hometown: Chick-fil-A.

Favorite former athlete from your school: Jayce Harter.

Strawberry jelly or grape jelly: Strawberry, no doubt.

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