Cassidy Hubbarth has never been camera-shy. In at least one instance, she was camera-crazy.
Hubbarth played wing for the girls soccer team at Evanston Township High School. On the bus ride to the 2002 Class AA state championship game, Hubbarth moved to the front of the bus to deliver a message to coach Marx Succes.
“After we win,” Hubbarth said, “I’m gonna be right next to you because they’re gonna take your picture, and I’m gonna be in every one.”
True to her word, after the Wildkits beat Wheaton Warrenville South 2-0 to cap an unbeaten season, Hubbarth practically stuck to her coach.
“Cameras followed me around hoisting the state championship trophy, and Cassidy is in every picture,” said Succes, who turned several of the photos into placards that he posted on his office wall. “She’s got the personality.”
That personality led Hubbarth to ESPN, where she has covered the