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!

 


 

 

  • With No ACL, Saints' Hansen Continues On

    Duluth, MN (NNCNOW.com) --- When Josh Hansen tore the anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) in his left knee near the beginning of his freshman season with the St. Scholastica men's hockey team, he admits the thought of being out for more than a year crossed his mind.

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  • Linzmeier On the Brink of Breaking UWS Record

    Superior, WI (NNCNOW.com) --- University of Wisconsin-Superior (UWS) senior guard Sally Linzmeier is just 20 points shy of breaking the UWS women's basketball all-time scoring record of 1,300 points set by Sandy Eilertsen in 1987.

  • Tremblay Takes Long Trail Back to Snocross

    Aurora, MN (NNCNOW.com) --- After sitting out half of last season with a broken leg, Quebec native Tremblay is excited to start his engine on the 2014-15 season at the AMSOIL Duluth National Snocross on Friday at Spirit Mountain.

  • UMD's Ervin Takes Long Road Back to Romano

    Duluth, MN (NNCNOW.com) --- The University of Minnesota Duluth (UMD) men's basketball team played it first game at Romano Gym of this young season on Tuesday, but for fifth-year senior Brett Ervin, it was his first game at home in 640 days.

  • Saints' Benson Back in Time for NCAA Tourney

    Duluth, MN (NNCNOW.com) --- The St. Scholastica women's soccer team qualified for its fourth straight NCAA Tournament after winning the UMAC title a week ago, but for Saints junior Kaylee Benson, the season is really only just beginning.

  • The Best Bulldog You've Never Heard Of

    Duluth, MN (NNCNOW.com) --- Yusef Hassan isn't the starting quarterback for the University of Minnesota Duluth (UMD) football team. He's never scored a collegiate touchdown. But that hasn't stopped him from playing an important role for the Bulldogs.

  • It's No Optical Illusion, 'Jacks Full of Twins

    Cloquet, MN (NNCNOW.com) --- The Cloquet football team received a first round bye in the Section 7AAAA playoffs and will face Grand Rapids on Saturday, and don't be surprised to see several guys that look the same on the Lumberjacks sideline.

  • Saints' Soccer Helps Edwards in Cancer Battle

    Duluth, MN (NNCNOW.com) --- St. Scholastica athletics department staff member Merissa Edwards was diagnosed with a rare form of leukemia this past spring and has received some extra help from both the CSS men's and women's soccer teams.

  • Luing's Smile a Staple on Eskomos Sideline

    Esko, MN (NNCNOW.com) --- If you've ever been to an Esko football game, chances are you've seen the smile of Eskomos sophomore cheerleader Mariah Luing, and it's that smile that mean more than most will ever know.

  • Still Coaching, SHS' Lehman Battles Parkinson's

    Superior, WI (NNCNOW.com) Hibbing, Minn. native George Lehman spent his senior year swimming at Superior High School before taking over as head coach more than a decade ago, but he's been through much more than probably anyone knows.