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Athlete of the Week

  

 

 

Do you know an outstanding athlete? Maybe the standout varsity quarterback or the star of the neighborhood t-ball team. Well if you know somebody like this, then our sports department at KBJR and KDLH would love to profile them for our weekly “Athlete of the Week segment.

  

Athletes nominated can come from any sport at any level. Our sports team is focused on covering the entire range of outstanding athletes from youth sports to high school athletes to college heroes.

 

So how does the whole thing work?

 

Each week NNCNOW.COM will accept Athlete of the Week nominations using our online submission form. Those, nominations will then be sent to our news team who will select an athlete to profile each week.

 

He or she will then be contacted by our news team to do a profile style Athlete of the Week segment which will on Wednesdays during the KBJR 6 and Range 11 News at Six.

 

 

 

Think you know a potential "Athlete of the Week"? 
Submit a Nomination on their behalf!

 


 

 

  • Miracle League Breaking Baseball's Barriers

    Duluth, MN (NNCNOW.com) -- For many, playing little league baseball was part of growing up, but there is one league in Duluth, Minn. that doesn't take any of it for granted.

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  • Duluth FC Turns Twin Ports Foes to Friends

    Duluth, MN (NNCNOW.com) --- St. Scholastica's Kyle Farrar and UW-Superior's Ben Wilhelm are used to being foes on the soccer field --- it's being friends that was the new part this summer.

  • Players Come for the Soccer, Stay for the Culture

    Duluth, MN (NNCNOW.com) -- For decades, the game of soccer has brought people of different cultures together. The Northland is no exception. Each year, soccer unites players from Duluth with those from Sweden.

  • Walters, Wrazidlo Prep for Junior Olympics

    Duluth, MN (NNCNOW.com) --- For Duluth, Minn. natives Jesse Walters and Evan Wrazidlo, everything next week at the United States Boxing National Junior Olympics will move a little faster than usual.

  • With NDSU Waiting, Malec Hopes for State Title

    Proctor, MN (NNCNOW.com) --- Jake Malec's high school career is almost over, but his baseball career may be just beginning as he's committed to play Division I at North Dakota State --- first, though, he's got hopefully three more games as a senior with the Proctor Rails.

  • Cherry's Roberts Leads, Cares For Tigers

    Cherry, MN (NNCNOW.com) --- Joely Roberts scored the game-winning run for the Cherry softball team in the 2012 MSHSL Class A championship game, and this season she's leading the Tigers back to the state tournament as a senior.

  • With Schneider, East Gets Teammate, Mentor

    Duluth, MN (NNCNOW.com) --- Duluth East junior Elliot Schneider started with the game of tennis at a young age, and now he's developed that passion into a talent that's put him into next week's MSHSL Class AA boys' tennis tournament.

  • Scholastica's Colvard Leads Off as a Leader

    Duluth, MN (NNCNOW.com) --- St. Scholastica baseball coach Corey Kemp last weekend said his team will go as far in the NCAA Division III tournament as its leaders will take it --- namely senior outfielder Austin Colvard.

  • From Gone to the NCAAs --- The UWS Story

    Superior, WI (NNCNOW.com) --- It's been just nine months since UW-Superior officially brought back the women's golf program, but the journey to this year's NCAA Division III tournament has been much, much longer for senior Hayley Botten.

  • Taipale Sisters' Rivalry Benefits the Hunters

    Duluth, MN (NNCNOW.com) --- Ashley Taipale has developed into a trusted pitcher for the Duluth Denfeld softball team --- she threw a perfect game just last week against Ashland --- but her choice of position wasn't really a decision she made by herself.