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Prep Sports

D'Arcy Motors Athlete of the Week: Marcellus Moore

Sophomore, Plainfield North, Track & Field

Marcellus Moore
Plainfield North
Marcellus Moore Plainfield North

Why Moore was selected: The Tigers sophomore won the 100, 200 and 400 and allso ran on a winning 4 x 100 relay to help his team capture the Southwest Prairie Conference championship. His :48.41 in the 400 was the best time in that event in Illinois this season.

The Herald-News sports writer Curt Herron talked with Moore.

Herron: What do you like the most about track and field?

Moore: I love the atmosphere and competing against other top athletes. And it's very fun because you get to know a lot of people.

Herron: What do you like the most about this year's Tigers?

Moore: Everyone on the team is like a brother to me. And the coaches in our program are really fun to be around.

Herron: What do you like the most about competing for Plainfield North?

Moore: I love the coach here and representing my school and my family.

Herron: Who's your favorite sports team and athlete?

Moore: The Dallas Cowboys. My favorite athlete is Michael Jordan.

Herron: Who's someone that you would like to meet?

Moore: LeBron James.

Herron: What's your favorite restaurant and type of food?

Moore: Olive Garden and probably pasta.

Herron: What are your favorite classes in school?

Moore: My favorite class is either honors chemistry or math.

Herron: What's your favorite type of music and artist?

Moore: I like '90's rock music. And my favorite artist is probably Tupac.

Herron: What's your favorite TV show and movie?

Moore: Last Chance U on Netflix. And Black Panther.

Herron: What do you like to do in your free time?

Moore: A lot of times I just hang out with my family or listen to music.

Herron: What's the most interesting place you've been and where would you like to visit?

Moore: Probably Jamaica. And I'd like to visit Dubai.

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