2005. 4. 5 The Detroit News
Sho Koba, Ann Arbor Pioneer
Year / GPA: Junior / 3.1.
Favorite class: Gym.
Favorite movie: "Dodgeball."
Role model: His father, Hiro.
Hobbies: Swimming, driving cars, viewing muscle cars.
Goals: Swim in the 2008 Olympics.
Achievement: Koba set Division 1 state records in the 100-yard freestyle (45.79 seconds) and 200-yard freestyle (1 minute, 38.51 seconds). He also participated in two relays that finished first in the state finals -- the 200-yard freestyle (1:26.46) and the 400-yard freestyle (3:08.78). Pioneer finished first in the state.