101 ESPN’s Senior Spotlight shines on Kobe Allen of Pattonville High School
Please read on to hear Kobe’s mom describe what makes him so special …
“Kobe is the ultimate team player, one of the best I’ve seen in thirty years of coaching. He exemplifies everything we want our student-athletes to be,” said retired PHS Coach and Teacher Don Greco on a letter of recommendation.
Kobe is always pushing himself. He is a hard worker and loves the weight room. He has lettered in Football, Baseball and this Spring he went out for Varsity Track and Field. After the first two weeks of practice he was throwing the javelin at distances that would have qualified him for the State games. He was setting his sights on breaking the Pattonville High School javelin distance record before the season was cancelled.
In his four years of high school, Kobe has been named Academic All Conference player in three sports, he was awarded the Pattonville Pride award for his commitment to football his freshman year and the PHS Physical Education Departmental award his sophomore year. He was a member of the Pattonville football team that went to state in 2017.
His St. Louis Sting baseball coach, Earl Greensaid, “Kobe is one of the hardest working players I’ve ever coached. He is the player we look to when the team needs a kick start.”
After high school, Kobe will continue his academic and athletic career as a Baseball player at Westminster College in Fulton, MO.