Shelby Speed is a junior and has been playing basketball at school for three years; she will be playing on varsity for the first time this coming season.
Q: Is ball life?
A: No, ball is not life. It really isn’t, I just play for fun.
Q: Which basketball team are you on?
A: I’m on varsity.
Q: What are you most excited for this year in basketball?
A: To see how the season goes.
Q: How long have you been playing?
A: I’ve been just playing around since I was five, but I didn’t get serious until I was in middle school.
Q: What’s your first thought when you step out onto the court?
A: I just think about making buckets and trying to win.
Q: What do you think you need to work on the most?
A: Dribbling, because I cannot dribble.
Q: Whats your favorite thing about basketball?
A: Defense. It’s what I’m best at.
Q: Batman or Superman?
A: I guess Batman.
Q: Do you think zebras are white with black stripes or black with white stripes?
A: I think white with black stripes.
Q: What’s your favorite halloween movie?
A: Definitely Hocus Pocus.