Hard Work Paying Off

Katy's Daniel Manibog seeking a 3-peat

Daniel Monibog of Katy via Vype.com

Originally Appeared on Vype

Shortly after wrapping up his portraits at last month's VYPE photo shoot at the Paradigm Wrestling Club, Katy senior Daniel Manibog walked over to a group of kids.

Manibog knew the club program's coach from training during the summer. Unsolicited, Manibog, a two-time Class 6A state wrestling champion and Oklahoma State signee, chatted with the kids, took pictures and offered advice on how one day they could get where he is.

"There's this saying that goes, 'Hard work beats talent when talent fails to work hard,'" Manibog said.

"That's what I live by. I was never the most talented, so I had to work hard for everything. I tell them to keep on working and you can get anywhere."

Manibog is being humble. He is a strong talent. He is quick. He has nimble footwork. His "single-leg" takedown move is devastating and once a foe succumbs to it, they're done.


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Boling is in his final year at Strake Jesuit. Via VYPE

Originally Appeared on VYPE

HOUSTON – Matthew Boling is the fastest man in the country.

You read that right.

Not just in Houston or Texas but the United States of America, Boling holds the fastest marks in the 100-meter and 200-meter dash.

"It feels really good, I've been working really hard all year and am really happy with my times," Boling said. "But I am still hungry and know I can do better."

At the TSU Relays this past weekend, the Strake Jesuit senior posted times of 10.22 in the 100-meter dash and 20.58 in the 200-meter dash, which are both personal records.

Boling's 100-meter dash time is 0.24 seconds and his 200-meter dash mark is 0.41 seconds faster than Miami Northland High School's Tyrese Cooper times in each race.

"My goals each meet are to just progress and focus on one thing such as my block starts or drive phase so I can get ready for state," Boling said.


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