Name: Mike Downs Honored by The Carroll County Sun for: Scoring a touchdown on a 12-yard pass and recovering a fumble for another score in South Carroll's 23-0 season-opening win against Atholton Sept. 8 Age: 15 Residence; hometown: Woodbine Education: Junior at South Carroll High in Winfield; graduate of Mount Airy Middle and Eldersburg Elementary Family: Mother: Kathleen, registered nurse for Healthcare Strategies in Columbia; Father: Mike, service manager for Alban Tractor in Elkridge, Howard County; Brothers: Chris, 17, freshman at Carroll Community College in Westminster; Dave, 22, senior at Towson State University in Baltimore County Place of worship: Holy Spirit Church in Eldersburg Activities/hobbies: Also plays basketball and baseball for South Carroll High; enjoys tennis and baseball Accomplishments: Earned a varsity letter in baseball; Varsity Club Recipient's comments: "I am excited about receiving this award. As far as the team goes, we look really good and should have a good record although we will face some strong competition in our conference. I'm looking forward to having a great season."
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