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Scholar Athlete | Sydney Runnels, SJ

Posted on September 18, 2018

Sydney Runnels, Senior at South Jones High School, was chosen as a South Central Sports Medicine Scholar Athlete. Sydney plays softball at South. After graduating in May, Sydney plans to further her academic and softball career at Pearl River Community College.

Sydney’s hobbies include traveling, mission trips, and spending time with friends and family. “Knowing any game could be my last is what motivates me.” Sydney’s step dad, who played baseball at Ole Miss, is someone she looks up to because he helps perfect her skills. Tim Tebow is an athlete she admires because of how he honors Christ through football.

South Central Sports Medicine presents the 2018-19 Class of Scholar Athletes. Senior Athletes were selected by Athletic Directors of their respective schools. Athletes were selected based on their leadership on and off the playing field, their attitude of sportsmanship and grade point average. South Central Sports Medicine congratulates each athlete for their dedication to their sport and their school.

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