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Stow-Munroe Falls senior football stud Jayson Gobble is the WAKR Male Student Athlete of the Week for October 23rd-October 30th.

The talented Gobble has run for 1,310 yards with outstanding yards per carry average of 8.34. He has rushed for 23 touchdowns and caught an additional 2 scores.

"Jayson has a natural talent in that he has great vision when he has the ball in his hands, he has great awareness of second level defenders that helps him see the holes" said Stow Head Football Coach Mark Nori.

"I've been a running back since I was in sixth grade, it just comes natural for me," said Gobble.

Jayson has a 88 yard run to his credit this year for the unbeaten Bulldogs, who are now ranked number seven in the state Division I.

"I like being part of this school's turnaround in football, we are certainly a football school now," said Gobble.

"Jayson is a leader and a captain that the team looks to on game day and ignites his teammates to play," said Nori.

Gobble currently holds a solid 4.0 GPA and plans on playing football in college, and is looking for a career in Engineering.

This week's 1590 WAKR Student Athlete of the Week is Alexis Meffert from Lake High School in Uniontown. She is a standout soccer player for the Bluestreaks, and will be a four-year letter winner.

Alexis recently broke the single season scoring record this year by scoring 30 goals, breaking the record of 26 goals. She has been playing soccer for almost ten years now, and will continue her soccer and academic career next year at Walsh University for the Cavaliers. Alexis, who is an excellent student, says she will study physical therapy or occupational therapy in college.

One of her favorite memories playing soccer at Lake was during her Sophomore year when she scored the game winning goal against GlenOak as Lake won the Federal League championship.

Alexis says she is very excited to take the next step in here career, and is looking forward to making even more memories with teammates and friends along the way.

This week's 1590 WAKR Student Athlete of the Week is senior volleyball player Baylie Huth from Mogadore High School.

Baylie says she enjoys playing volleyball with her teammates and playing for coach Calley Lasure.

"This year I've seen a lot of improvements, I love my team and we get along very well," Huth said. She says her goals for the team this year is to keep improving and make it to the district tournament.

In addition to starring on the volleyball court, Baylie also plays softball for the Wildcats.

Baylie says she plans on attending either Kent State University or the University of Akron upon graduation.

She says the balacing act of maintaining her studies and sports can be tough, but she makes time for it. "You have to make sure you get your work done," she says.

The 1590 WAKR male Student Athlete of the Week is Brian Schultz. Brian is a Senior at Firestone High School and a member of the Falcons golf team.

Golf was a family affair for Brian, as he picked up the sport from his father and grandfather alike. His older brother also had a passion for the game. Brian said one of his best memories of playing golf for Firestone was being able to play his freshman year during his brother's senior Year. That sense of comradery between he and his teammates will be one of the biggest things he takes away from his time playing golf for Firestone.

While playing golf for Firestone, Brian has accumulated quite a list of accomplishments including: 4 years of Varsity Golf, 1st team his Freshman, Sophomore, and Junior years, and US Army Academic/Athletic Scholar award winner. He earned Rookie of the Year his Freshman year and the MVP award for his Sophomore and Junior seasons.

Brian also qualified for District Tournament his Sophomore and Junior years, which hasn't been done in 15 years at Firestone. On top of all of Brian's golf accomplishments, he also played Varsity Tennis his Sophomore and Junior years.

Not only is Brian excellent on the course he excels in the classroom as well. Brian is currently considering colleges including, Mount Union, Baldwin Wallace, and John Carroll.

We here at 1590 WAKR wish him the best in whichever he decides.

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