Huskies Homecoming spotlight – Beau Chadwick |

Huskies Homecoming spotlight – Beau Chadwick

Beau Chadwick

A Chadwick at Battle Mountain is not a novel concept. Football’s Beau Chadwick is the third of four from his family to attend Battle Mountain. So, what better family to start Homecoming week with in Huskies Nation. Chadwick will suit up for the Huskies as a tailback and safety for the black and gold Friday night vs. Valley.

Here’s the rundown on Chadwick:

Date of birth: May, 4, 1986

Parents: Dawn and Charles Chadwick

Siblings: Tai, 21, Jamie, 20, and Jessie, 14

Class: Senior

Position: Tailback and safety

How excited are you for Homecoming?: “Pretty excited. Valley’s a tough team. We’re still trying to have fun.”

The team’s off to a tough start and sometimes football gets a bad rap from the student body. How do you deal with the situation?: “I don’t listen to it. I love football and it’s fun. So, I don’t care what people say. If we win, it makes it even better. If we lose, I still have fun.”

What’s the hitting like?: This weekend against South Park. I took some pretty good licks.”

How do you feel the morning after a game?: “Pretty sore. I’ve got the icy-hot pads. But, I have to work on Sundays, too. So, I don’t get much rest.”

What’s fun about football?: “Pretty much everything. I’ve always done more defense but, this year, I’m on offense. I love running the ball and, defense, it’s just fun to hit somebody.”

Best moment on the field: “After you make a touchdown, it feels great. The whole team comes and storms you.”

Most embarrassing moment: “I’m embarrassed when I miss a tackle.”

Funniest teammate: Chad Shoulders

What coach Pat Engle like?: “He’s a good coach. I think he’s going to do real well in the future. He’s got a lot of heart and motivation and ambition.”

Favorite subject: American literature

College plans: Going to University of Northern Colorado

Career plans: Business or sports medicine

Sports you like to watch: Football, hockey and baseball

Favorite football team: Broncos

Favorite hockey team: Avs

Favorite athletes: Terrell Davis and Michael Jordan

Favorite TV show: Friends

Favorite Friend: Joey

Favorite move: The Program

Favorite movie star: Kevin Costner

Favorite video game: NCAA 2004 – plays Florida State

Hobbies: “I like to go hunting and fishing.”

Other sports at BMHS: Baseball and wrestling

Mac or PC: PC

Favorite food: Chicken enchiladas

Favorite pizza slice: Sausage

Favorite color: Black

If you were a tree, what kind of tree would you be?: Redwood

If you were ruler of the world for one day, what would you do?: “I would make everything free and have Battle Mountain win.”

Chris Freud is the sports editor for the Vail Daily. Contact him at (970) 949-0555, ext. 614 or by e-mail at

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