Seventh Graders Obsessed with Football’s Giants and Patriots, Basketball’s Knicks and Celtics

Glad I was able to catch up with a group of sports fanatical seventh-graders outside Baskin Robbins and learn all of the latest sports news. Whether the topic ranged from the 2016 NBA Draft picks and Derek Rose signing with the New York Knicks, or their excitement for the upcoming football season, these incoming sevies are always on track with the latest news the ESPN and the NFL Network apps.

With that, here’s what these sports-crazed kids had to say in this installment of “5 Things I’m Obsessed With,” where we ask young New Canaanites to give us their lists:

L-R: Justin Villeneuve, Matthew Wronski, Beau Ahrens, Matt Kelley, and Will Schneider. Credit: Maura Kelley

L-R: Justin Villeneuve, Matthew Wronski, Beau Ahrens, Matt Kelley, and Will Schneider. Credit: Maura Kelley

Justin Villeneuve, 12

  1. Lacrosse
  2. Listening to music
  3. Having fun
  4. Eating junk food
  5. Being active outside

Matthew Wronski, 12

  1. Boston Celtics
  2. Dallas Cowboys
  3. Dez Bryant
  4. Tony Romo
  5. Kevin Durant

Beau Ahrens, 12

  1. Boston Celtics
  2. New England Patriots
  3. Isiah Thomas
  4. Al Horford
  5. Tom Brady

Matt Kelley, 12

  1. New York Knicks
  2. New York Giants
  3. Boston College Eagles
  4. Kristaps Porzingis
  5. Odell Beckham Jr.

Will Schneider, 12

  1. New England Patriots
  2. Tom Brady
  3. Boston Bruins
  4. Boston Celtics
  5. Boston Red Sox

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