December 9th, 2016

20 Questions with Piper Gray

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Conor Revell

Managing Editor

20 Questions with Piper Gray
Gray plays for the Assumption basketball team / photo by Mark Sims


Since 1974 the Louisville Orthopaedic Clinic has served the local area for orthopaedic problems and musculosketal issues. The sports medicine program has team physicians for local high schools which provide sports physicals and urgent care for athletes.

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On a weekly basis, Louisville Orthopaedic Clinic is proud to sponsor the "20 Questions" that will feature a high school student-athlete in the local Catholic high school community. If there is a specific student-athlete that you’d like to know or hear more about, email future suggestions to

Name: Piper Gray

Age: 17

Current school: Assumption High School

Current Sports playing: Basketball

Parish/grade school attended: St. Francis of Assisi

Colleges considering or attending: Western Kentucky University

1. What is your proudest athletic moment? My proudest moment was making 6 threes and scoring 23 points against Male my Junior year

2. What is your ideal meal/snack before a game? A couple of peanuts and a cup of coffee.

3. If you were trying out for American Idol, what would be your "go to" song? Morocco by Moon Taxi would be my go to song.

4. Which athlete do you look up to on a college/professional level? Why? When she played at Louisville, I always looked up to Jude Schimmel because she plays with great poise and is very unselfish.

5. What is your favorite movie quote? “I ate my twin in the womb.” – Pitch Perfect

6. How does your faith impact your approach to sports? Before every game, we pray as a team in the locker room and I feel like in doing that, the team switches into a game time mindset.

7. What is your favorite cartoon character? My favorite cartoon character is Carl Wheezer from Jimmy Neutron, he is true comedy.

8. All-time favorite board game? Battleship was definitely my favorite growing up.

9. Droid, iPhone, or Blackberry? Favorite app? iPhone, my favorite app is Instagram.

10. What is your favorite local restaurant? The best local restaurant is Heine Brothers.

11. What is your favorite reality TV show? My favorite is the Biggest Loser.

12. What is your greatest fear? Ketchup is my worst fear, I cannot stand it.

13. What is your best quality/characteristic? My best quality is how spirited I am. I love going all out for any Assumption game and leading the cheering section.

14. Favorite junk/comfort food? When I need comfort I always turn to chocolate milk, it never fails.

15. What is your favorite hour of the day? Why? Probably around 11 p.m. or 12 a.m. because at that time I get a lot of my homework done because I won’t have any distractions at that time of day.  

16. What is your nickname and how did you get it? Everyone calls me Pipe. My mom has been calling me that since I was very young so it just stuck.

17. Where is your favorite place to volunteer/provide community service? I loved doing service at St. Paul Episcopal’s preschool because I got to play basketball or soccer with the preschooler’s in their gym.

18. What is one hidden talent that you possess? My hidden talent is that I can beatbox really well, I beatbox on the bench during games a lot.

19. If time machines were real, and you could choose just one - to travel forward or backward - which would you select and why? I would definitely go back to Woodstock in 1969. I love music festivals and that was the epitome of them.

20. If you could pick one person, dead or alive, and ask them just one question that they had to answer honestly, who would you pick and what would you ask? I would ask Vincent Van Gogh how his day has going.

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