The Carroll County Sun Sports Profile of the Week

The Carroll County Sun Sports Profile of the Week

December 02, 1990

Name: Mike Rodgers

Honored by The Carroll County Sun for: Leading the county in rushing with 725 yards for the Westminster Owls football team

Age: 17

Residence; hometown: Hanover, Pa.; Sykesville

Education: senior at Westminster High School; graduate of West Middle School in Westminster; Mechanicsville Elementary School in Gamber

Family: Mother: Donna, homemaker; father: Garfield, works in the business department at Armco Steel in Baltimore County; sister: Tina, student counselor at West Middle School and Youth Service Bureau and Junction in Westminster; brothers: Jeff, electrician in Baltimore County, and Kevin, freshman at Westminster High School

Place of worship: St. John's in Westminster

Activities/hobbies: hunting, fishing, baseball and working on cars

Accomplishments: Selected to the All-Central Maryland Conference first team as a safety and the second team as a halfback this season; All-CMC honorable mention as a safety last season; earned two varsity letters in football and one in baseball

Recipient's comments: "The team played as a team all season long, and we didn't really have one outstanding player. I didn't think I would do as well as I did and was glad to have the year I had. I'd really like to play football at a college where I can also get a good education."

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