Playing to a beat


Mark West

Sean West, junior, high-fives teammate at a game.

As spring sports get underway, five athletes reflect on the songs that get them through the season in their various sports.
Every practice or game presents a roller coaster of emotions for fans and athletes. From dropping the ball to making the game-winning shot, there are several feelings that are inspired by music in sports.
Paeton Umhoefer, senior, says there are songs that “are fast pace and get me ready to play” and songs that “always put me in a better mood.”
From the sunny tennis courts to the fields impacted by weather conditions, highlanders are playing to the beat of their own drum. Check out this link to see what songs get spring athletes going throughout the season.