Saints Homecoming spotlight: Kyle Bruntz
When it comes to Saints football, he’s the big guy. Kyle Bruntz plays center and nose tackle for Vail Christian. He’s the lone returning starter from last year’s team which went to the state quarterfinals and he’s one of the team captains this year for the Saints, who host Gilpin Country Saturday at 2:30 p.m. in Gypsum. For more on Bruntz, read on:Date of birth: April 20, 1987Parents: Rosie Moreno and Craig Bruntz Siblings: Lani, 15, sophomore at Vail Mountain, and Kayla, 10What’s it like being the older brother?: “It’s fun. I’m the one who always gets in trouble.”Class: Senior – “It’s fun. You have be a leader and all that stuff.”What’s fun about football?: “Hitting people and tackling people.”
What’s your best moment in football?: “Last year, going to the playoffs.”What’s the most embarrassing moment you’ve had: “It was our first game (against Academy of Charter), I was thrown the ball and I dropped it.”What’s it like in the trenches?: “It’s deep. You always have to tackle the big guys and get low on them. It’s tough.”What’s the goal for the season?: “Win and make ourselves look good winning.”Favorite subject: Math – CalculusCollege plans: Babson and Boston College are top choices.Career plans: BusinessOther sports: Battle Mountain ski team (state in giant slalom) and Saints track (discus and shot put).Sports you watch: Football, baseball, hockey
Favorite teams: Broncos and AvsAre the Broncos going to make the playoffs?: YesFavorite athletes: Picabo Street and John ElwayFavorite movie: Any of the Austin Powers moviesFavorite movie star: Hillary DuffFavorite TV Show: The SimpsonsFavorite Simpsons character: BartFavorite SportsCenter anchor: Chris Freud (Editor’s note: Thanks for the new job, Kyle.)Mac or PC: PC
Favorite Web site: Rockypreps.comFavorite food: Pizza – PepperoniFavorite drink: Coca-ColaWhat do you do on a powder day?: “Vail’s Back Bowls and Blue Sky Basin. All the runs are great on powder days.”Where would you like to travel?: “Austria for skiing.”If you were a tree, what kind of tree would you be?: SpruceIf you we’re ruler of the world for one day, what would you do?: “Just follow in Bush’s footsteps, but stop the war, though.Sports Editor Chris Freud can be reached at 949-0555, ext. 614 or email@example.com.