Featured Athlete: Reid Westervelt


Matt Bolden

Senior Reid Westervelt received an offer to play at Eastern Kentucky University. He is the starting wide receiver for the Leopards.


Favorite color: Red

Favorite movie: “The Hunger Games”

Favorite fast food: Raising Cane’s 

Favorite TV show: “The Office” 

Post Game: 

The Red Ledger: How do you manage the struggle between school as well as football and basketball on a daily basis? 

Reid Westervelt: I just make sure I’m managing my time. I try to set a schedule for myself to follow after school, so I don’t fall behind. 

TRL: What is your favorite ritual to perform before or after a game?
RW: I like to listen to music and try to get locked in. 

TRL: What is the largest amount of yards you’ve run in one game?

RW: In a 7 vs.7 game for the Dean Machine, I had 350 yards for the National Invitation Tournament championship. 

TRL: Why do you enjoy football?

RW: Because it is fun to grind everyday with your friends and make big plays in the game. 

TRL: What is your favorite football memory, present day or in the past?

RW: My favorite football memory is catching the game winning touchdown against Frisco Ready last year. We lost to them by a lot the year before, so it felt great to go out on their field and beat them.

TRL: What schools are you considering for college?

RW: I am still looking to see what offers I get, but I definitely want to play football in college.