Honors for Mountaineer

Josh Legg earned an AP Honorable Mention All State. Photo provided

Senior Joshua Legg, Everest Collegiate High School runningback, earned AP Honorable Mention, Catholic High School League All Catholic for the fall season.
Legg is Everest Collegiate’s career rushing leader, touchdown leader, and career tackle leader.
“Josh had a tremendous career as a football player,” said head coach Michael Pruchnicki. “He started in 43 varsity football games playing both offensive and defense. He became our first player to have over 1,000 yards rushing in a season this year. It was great to see Josh set high goals for himself and accomplish them.”
His 2018 season stats include rushing 1,329 yards, Everest’s first 1,000 yard rusher; and 22 touchdowns. Career stats include rushing 2,843 Yards, 45 touchdowns, and 218 ½ total tackles.
“My drive as an athlete is to always be the hardest working one on the field no matter the circumstance,” Legg said.
“I always want to push myself to be the best person and leader every day. I do this because I know that people look up to me, and I want to keep it like that.”
He also plays basketball and runs track, currently holding EC’s record in the 100m dash.
He was also in National Honor Society his junior and senior year. Community service includes feeding the poor in Detroit and lawn care for local priests.
He was also in student government from grades 10-12.
Athletic goals include using his football experience in the real world. Life goals include studying physical therapy, and one day owning his own therapy place.
Hobbies include weight lifting, singing with his mom, and hanging out with classmates.
The best thing about being a Mountaineer is having the whole community behind his back, he said.