Prep Spotlight: Durango High School’s Leland Heinicke has an eye for goal

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Prep Spotlight: Durango High School’s Leland Heinicke has an eye for goal

Boys soccer junior has scored six times in early going
Leland Heinicke of Durango High School is congratulated by teammates Logan Fullington, left, and Braden Lyons after scoring a goal in the second half while playing Glenwood Springs on Friday at DHS. Heinicke has six goals so far this season.
Durango’s Leland Heinicke scored the game-winning goal last Tuesday against Farmington High at DHS.
Behind the scenes

Do you have a nickname?: “Land-Ho”

Who is your favorite athlete?: Kevin De Bruyne (Manchester City and Belgium national team midfielder)

What is your favorite sports movie?: “Kicking & Screaming”

What is your favorite childhood book?: “Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban”

What is your favorite song?: “Natural” by Imagine Dragons

What is your dream car?: A McLaren

If you could have any superpower, what would you pick?: To breathe underwater because I’m also a whitewater kayaker

If you could take a trip anywhere in the world, where would you go?: Hiking in Nepal

What is your favorite outdoor activity?: Kayaking in the Salmon River in Idaho

What teacher has had the greatest impact on you?: Dale Garland. He teaches economics and is our student council advisor.

Prep Spotlight: Durango High School’s Leland Heinicke has an eye for goal

Leland Heinicke of Durango High School is congratulated by teammates Logan Fullington, left, and Braden Lyons after scoring a goal in the second half while playing Glenwood Springs on Friday at DHS. Heinicke has six goals so far this season.
Durango’s Leland Heinicke scored the game-winning goal last Tuesday against Farmington High at DHS.

Prep Spotlight: Durango High School’s Leland Heinicke has an eye for goal

Durango’s Leland Heinicke, left, has a big frame at 6-foot-4, 180 pounds, and that helps him win balls in the midfield. Heinicke scored the game-winning goal last Tuesday against Farmington High at DHS.
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