She was on the Mission Hills campus, but her spirit was back in El Dorado Hills near Sacramento with her friends and, more importantly, her teammates on the basketball team at Oak Ridge High. I was born in San Antonio, Texas, and grew up in the country where I enjoyed a relaxed upbringing of climbing trees and swimming in the local 'water hole. Mater Dei Catholic won the Division I title while Maranatha Christian captured Division V, only the second section title in any sport in school history at the time. It just so happens that our school Presbyterian College was right in the middle of these two. She has special interest in ocular disease, including macular degeneration and diabetes.
Hayley was very surprised as she thought our engagement would not be for a few more months. She also appreciates more creative outlets such as reading, painting, and music. The 5-foot-11 senior forward, who feels at home shooting by herself in any gym, is still playing for the four-time-defending San Diego Section champion. Presbyterian College is a very special place for Hayley, as is it by far her favorite place in the world. Many of my best friends were with me in preschool, elementary, middle school, high school, and college. Section champions Besides Mission Hills winning a fourth straight crown, two teams won their first section titles last year.
The surprises continued as we returned to Hayley's house where her family and both sets of grandparents had been waiting. Michael's Take: I was very excited to finally meet Hayley. After we took some pictures and talked to my family, we drove back to my house, where another surprise was waiting. I wanted to chose a unique spot, and settled on Costa Pacifica. My twin sister, Lannon, was hiding and taking our pictures. I always really liked talking to Brian, and considered him a good friend. I felt at ease with her there, I knew that she was very special that night.
The same night I told Brian about my acceptance into law school, he told me he and his friends were stopping for milkshakes. Laredo was a great place to grow up and living there allowed us to visit Nuevo Laredo, Mexico, on many occasions. So, fast forward to my senior year and Brian's junior year! McCoy believes vision is a fundamental tool that influences the way we view and experience the world. She has signed a letter of intent with the New Jersey Institute of Technology in Newark. Brian took me back to my favorite place and the place we met, Presbyterian College, to propose. Some sweet words and tears later.
I was excited for the next time I would see her. That was not the case last year. This was a normal request as Hayley always wants to stop whenever we pass by. I found myself always wanting to tell him things that were happening throughout the day, and getting excited when I saw his name come up on my phone. I arrived a bit before her, not wanting to make a bad first impression. I had a great childhood and went to school with many of closest friends for almost my entire life.
Hayley's family lives in Columbia and her grandparents live in Spartanburg. Point Loma still tops the list with four straight section titles to go with four straight state crowns 1984-87. I met Brian his freshman year, and my sophomore year, in a biology class at Presbyterian College. For as long as I have known Hayley, I have known that I would propose to her in this exact place. We had such a fun time that summer, fall, and the whole next year getting to know and enjoy each other. Hayley was unaware that her twin sister had been hiding in the bushes and was able to get some amazing pictures of us! She earned first-team all-section honors. He was so excited for me, and I was so happy to share the feeling of excitement with him.
We had a great evening and I wanted the night to continue, so we decided to grab some wine at Copa Wine Bar. Still, I was oblivious, but things started to click for me when I got accepted to law school. The first people I told were my parents- the next person I told was Brian. Brian's family had flown and driven in from all over Atlanta, Miami, Durham, Chicago! She plans to major in sports marketing. .
As we were walking around, we stopped in front of her favorite building and I was finally able to ask Hayley to marry me. There was a lot of planning that went into this day, as I knew Hayley would be trying to get any information that she could. I now work for the government and enjoy my life with Mike and our dog, Oliver. Christian 1991-95 has captured five straight. We had an amazing party thanks to her parents and it will forever be remembered as the most perfect weekend. I still can't explain why, but I knew Michael was someone special before we met in person. But, unlike last season, McCoy is more relaxed about her situation.