D9and10Sports.com is highlighting returning high school student-athletes this summer. The year in school listed next to the athlete’s name is the year the athlete is entering this fall.
(Photo by Jena Albaugh)
Dylan Hardwick – Sheffield – Sophomore
Parents Names: Ali Vinopal & Kasey Hardwick
Sports Played: Football, Basketball, Track
Siblings: Gordon – 11 Kaiden – 7
Social Media Handles: Dylanhardwick13 – Instagram
2020-21 Highlights: Making the playoffs in basketball
College Athletics plan if applicable: Yes, I plan to play in college
Q&A With Dylan Hardwick
D9and10Sports: How did you first get involved in sports and did you like it?
A: Third grade Biddy Basketball and I loved it since day one
D9and10Sports: Who has been your biggest influence in life and why?
A: My grandpa, who has passed. He taught me so much. We shared a passion and love for sports.
D9and10Sports: What is your favorite high school sports memory?
A: Making the playoffs this year. Lots more to be made.
D9and10Sports: What is your favorite social media platform and why?
A: Snapchat because I like keeping in contact with my friends
D9and10Sports: What would someone who is meeting you for the first time be surprised to find out about you?
A: I’m not sure
D9and10Sports: If there was one period in history you could go back to, what would it be and why?
A: 2016 – NBA Finals to watch LeBron and the Cavs come back from a 3-1 deficit to win the title.
D9and10Sports: What will you tell your kids someday about living through the COVID-19 pandemic?
A: It was crazy and boring
D9and10Sports: What is your ideal place to live? Country, City, Suburb and why?
A: I like small-town living, but I like the opportunities a city can present
D9and10Sports: Is there anything you wish we would have asked you? If so, what is the answer?
A: My favorite basketball player – Lebron James