Saturday, November 27, 2021

A.J. Senick named Independence Athlete of the Week

A.J. Senick was named Independence Athlete of the Week for the week ending Oct. 12, 2004. Senick, who plays offensive guard and defensive tackle and is on most of the special teams for the Blue Devils’ football team, recorded seven tackles in a win over Harrison Central.

Senick’s success stems from an unmatched work ethic and enthusiasm for the game of football.

He is a leader who leads by example and plays each play as if it where his last play, whether it is a practice or a game.

In the win against Harrison Central, he also added a quarterback sack and blocked flawlessly on the offensive line.

Senick also excels in the classroom and has a positive impact on the community.

The A.J. Senick File:

Class: Senior
Age: 17
Sport: Football
Family: Parents: Jim & Cinda; Brother: Jimmy; Sisters: Jackie & Jenny
Favorite Food: Chipotle
Favorite Hobby: Hanging out with friends
Favorite Athletes: Aaron Rogers & JJ Watt
Favorite Film: Anchorman 2
Favorite TV Show: Big Band Theory
Favorite Sports Team: Browns
Best Advice: Always give your all in whatever you do

Steve Hare
Steve Hare is the Chagrin Valley Conference's Sports Information Director. He also created and publishes, an online publication dedicated to providing hyperlocal coverage to area high school athletic programs. Hare began covering high school sports for the Lake County News Herald in 1997. Hare attended Willoughby South High School through the middle of his senior year, then graduated from Berkshire High School in Burton in 1986. He played football, wrestled and was an all-Geauga county baseball player (1986). He lives in Chardon with his wife Paulette and their children.

Related Articles

Stay Connected


Latest Articles

Independence eyes first conference title in 39 years

With three returning starters, Independence opens the 2021-2022 season with the hopes of winning its first conference title in 39 years.

West Geauga hopes to bounce back

West Geauga hopes to bounce back from the one-win season it endured last winter. To do that, the Wolverines have to grow up in a hurry.

Young Huskies return four starters

Cardinal returns four starters but three are juniors and one is a sophomore, leaving the Huskies relatively young as they open the season.

Balanced Badgers look to overcome inexperience

Berkshire head coach Ryan Dickard hopes his balanced roster will help the Badgers to overcome their inexperience this season.

Senior-laden Longhorns have high ceiling

Lutheran West’s roster includes eight seniors but the Longhorns enter the 2021-22 lacking varsity experience.