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Getting to Know

Bowling Green School’s Braden Edwards

Bowling Green School’s Braden Edwards is a two-sport athlete. The senior plays basketball and football.
In basketball, Edwards is a power forward. On the gridiron, Edwards is a cornerback.
Edwards was a first-team all-district player in basketball last year and second team the season before. In football, Edwards was a second-team all-district player this season.
“He’s a good kid that works hard,” Bowling Green basketball coach Pat King said. “He’s our leader and the straw that stirs the drink.”

What do you enjoy most about playing your sports?
It’s just being out here with all of my friends and loving the game.

What do you like best about being a student athlete?
Just the same thing about being on the court with everybody and getting to hang out in class with everybody that are my friends that I talk to everyday and seeing them everyday.

Who has been the most influential person in your school sports career? Why?
My brother (Jaron Edwards), because he was my coach since my eighth grade year and he just always wanted to get me in the gym and work with me and work out and stuff like that.

Who is your favorite athlete? Why?
Probably Los Angeles Lakers forward LeBron James because he just controls his team and he dominates on the court.

Favorite team?
New Orleans Pelicans.

Best thing about living in Washington Parish?
The free fair. We get out of school for a week and everybody hangs out and everything like that.