Loyal’s Savannah Schley: There’s Always a Bigger Picture and a Better Plan

Loyal (OnFocus) – Loyal’s Savannah Schley has been a difference-maker for the Greyhounds throughout her career, excelling in cross country, basketball, and track and field.

Schley is a four-time entrant to the State Cross Country Meet, and earned a chance to be profiled for OnFocus readers with the world famous interview and famous question:

‘Pancakes or Waffles?’ 

OnFocus: What classes are you taking this year?

Schley: DC Accounting, Spanish 4, Chem 2, and English Honors.

OnFocus: What is your favorite class?

Schley: Lunchtime.

OnFocus: What words of wisdom can you give to other student-athletes?

Schley: There is always a bigger picture and a better plan ;).

OnFocus: What are your hobbies?

Schley: Being outside, eating, learning Tik Toks, watching Disney plus.

OnFocus: Who is/was your favorite teacher?

Schley: I cannot say in case any of my teachers are reading this, lol.

OnFocus: What is the most unusual food you have eaten?

Schley: Alligator.

OnFocus: What is your favorite music to listen to?

Schley: Disney soundtracks.

OnFocus: What are your plans after high school?

Schley: I plan to attend college and continue to run.

OnFocus: If they made a movie about you, and your life, what would it be called?

Schley: ‘Good Times with Sav.’

OnFocus: What sports do you play?

Schley: I play basketball and run cross country & track and field.

OnFocus: Which teammate would you not want to be stranded with on a deserted island?

Schley: I wouldn’t want to be stranded with Leah Scherer; I fear we wouldn’t get much done aside from laughing.

OnFocus: What is your most memorable moment as an athlete?

Schley: Either my first time qualifying for state or winning my sectional last year.

OnFocus: Who is your favorite athlete?

Schley: Remi Geiger :).

OnFocus: What do you enjoy most about playing home games?

Schley: The turnout from the people in the community; but for basketball specifically I’d say picking our own jams for the warmup :).

OnFocus: What’s the best thing about being a student-athlete at Loyal?

Schley: The support of the administration and community.

OnFocus: What words of wisdom can you give to other student-athletes?

Schley: There is always a bigger picture and a better plan ;).

OnFocus: Lastly, pancakes or waffles?

Schley: Waffles! Especially the ones you get at the hotel.

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David Keech
Author: David Keech

David Keech is a math teacher in Wisconsin Rapids and public address announcer for Abbotsord High School. He officiates basketball, baseball, and softball in central Wisconsin. He has reported on amateur sports since 2011, known as 'KeechDaVoice.' David can be reached at [email protected]