Each week, Courier-Post staff writer Kevin Callahan has a Q&A session with a high school athlete. This week's subject is Bishop Eustace senior ice hockey player Anthony Mariani.
Question: Are hockey players the coolest athletes in school?
Answer: We are, but some would say we are second to football players.
Q: What is the best part of being a senior?
A: Not having a lot of school and looking forward to college next year.
Q: What college are you interesting in attending and what major?
A: University of Scranton, biology.
Q: Who is the most exciting ice hockey player in South Jersey?
A: Tom Lynch, a Bishop Eustace defenseman.
Q: What team do you want to beat the most?
A: St. Augustine because of the rivalry between the two schools.
Q: What teacher has made the biggest impact on you?
A: Mr. Milicia, who is also our assistant coach.
Q: Who is the funniest player on your team?
A: Captain Al Wooley.
Q: What Will Ferrell movie would you want to co-star in?
A: "Old School."
Q: Nicest worker in your school?
A: Lunch ladies.
Q: What book have your read more than once?
A: "Mind Gym." Q: The person in history you would like to play XBox against?
A: Any pro sports player that I can play against their character.
Q: Were you a grade school phenom?
A: I would say so.
Q: What coach taught you the most about life?
A: Keith Primeau.
Q: Who is the most interesting person you know?
A: My dad.
Q: Who is the smartest person in your school?
A: Conor Edel.
Q: What meal do you cook the best?
Q: Where would you like to live once you start working?
A: Tampa, Fla.
Q: Do you have a cool nickname?
Q: Who famous are you six degrees connected to?
A: Mark Recchi.
Q: Best science teacher in your school to help a sportswriter who doesn't know the difference between mitosis and meiosis.?
A: Mr. Milicia.