Senior Spotlight 2020
Keeping local student-athletes front and center despite a sports hiatus
Athlete: Jaxon Bigham
School: Cleburne High School
Sports you play: 3 years varsity football, 4 years varsity baseball, 1 year cross country
Favorite high school memory: 2019 game 2 of the playoffs vs. Midlothian; my first game as catcher, first throw out at second base was a strike ’em out, throw ’em out.
Plans after high school: Play college baseball
Favorite sport to watch on TV: Football
Favorite college team: University of Texas
Favorite pro team: Dallas Cowboys
Favorite professional athlete: Adrián Beltré
Favorite TV show: SpongeBob
Favorite movie: Talladega Nights
Favorite song: Eazy-E, by Boyz-n-the-Hood
Favorite activity/hobby: Fishing and swimming
Favorite food: Steak
Favorite holiday: Christmas
Who’s your role model: Dad, Josh Bigham
What coach(es) have had the most impact on you and why: Coach [Brent] Burton because he makes practice fun by making stupid jokes and keeps the team laughing.
What do you miss most about high school sports: Hanging out with my teammates.
Editor’s note: If you are a Johnson County high school senior athlete (or the parent of one), please take a moment to fill out these same questions and send the answers — along with a photo — to firstname.lastname@example.org.