EDITOR’S NOTE: This is the 14th entry in a series of spotlighting local seniors in the Kilgore News Herald’s coverage area, who are on hiatus due to caution over the coronavirus.
These are results from questionnaires sent out to the public asking senior athletes in the News Herald’s area to be heard, and get a little attention.
To submit a questionnaire, follow this format with the same questions, answer them, and e-mail it back to sports editor Mitch Lucas at firstname.lastname@example.org.
CHASE HAMPTON, Kilgore
Parents: Trent And Heather Logston and Wade and Kristin Hampton
Brothers/sisters: Six brothers and one sister
Sports you play: Baseball
Favorite high school sports memory: Going to state my junior year
Plans after high school: Attend Texas Tech University to play baseball and major in sports management
Who are your role models: My mother
Which coaches have had the most influence on you and why: coach (Eugene) Lafitte and coach (Joey) Pippen. They both pushed me to never quit and to never settle.
Who is your favorite teacher: coach Jay Dean
Where do you see yourself in 10 years: Hopefully in the big leagues or coaching college baseball somewhere
Something about yourself that most people don’t know: I’m a hardcore gamer.
What will you miss most about high school sports: Being around my teammates and coaches