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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!

 


 

 

  • Aurora Archer Hunts for Gold Medal

    Aurora, MN (NNCNOW.com) -- Breanna Theodore will travel to Yankton, SD to compete in the World Youth Outdoor Archery Championships the week of June 8-14. What became a passion for her began as a way to bond with her father, Mike.

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  • Saints' Bernsdorf Wasn't Always a Saint

    Duluth, MN (NNCNOW.com) -- St. Scholastica infielder Trevor Bernsdorf earned Upper Midwest Athletic Conference (UMAC) Player of the Year honors... but his baseball career could have led him to win that honor in a different conference.

  • Chargers on Leading Edge of Lacrosse

    Duluth, MN (NNCNOW.com) -- Athletes from various backgrounds and high schools across the Twin Ports region make up the Duluth Chargers lacrosse team, and the sport allows them to make use of skills they picked up in other sports.

  • Saints' Logergren Handles Double Duty

    Duluth, MN (NNCNOW.com) -- St. Scholastica's Nikki Logergren is in a unique role athletically; as a two-sport student athlete, she finds herself hanging up her hockey skates...then immediately lacing up her softball cleats.

  • O'Brien's Odyssey Goes Through Superior

    Superior, WI (NNCNOW.com) --- After spending the first half of her school career playing soccer with a traveling club team based out of the Twin Cities, Malley O'Brien is now in her second season playing for the Superior Spartans and trying to help the team to its first-ever appearance at the state tournament.

  • For Miller, Juniors About More than Hockey

    Cloquet, MN (NNCNOW.com) --- While playing high school school hockey in Superior, Aaron Miller was one of those guys you hated to play against. Now, though, he's in juniors, and some of his old rivals are happy to have him on their side.

  • Hometown Brothers Share UMD Pitching Duty

    Duluth, MN (NNCNOW.com) – The UMD men’s baseball team finally gets to play at home, and that means the Stocke brothers of Hermantown finally get to play in front of some familiar faces.

  • For Sands, A Trip to Haiti is a Trip Home

    Duluth, MN (NNCNOW.com) --- Professional boxer Al Sands has always gone by the nickname 'The Haitian Temptation,' but now with a planned mission trip to his native country, he plans to make it more of a lifestyle.

  • Curling Fosters Community over Competition

    Duluth, MN (NNCNOW.com) -- Curling's culture, as evidenced by pro-am events like the House of Hearts charity bonspiel (where pros donate their time and amateurs' entry fees benefit St. Luke's), is one of community.

  • Here's Why Dodgeball Is a Sport

    Duluth, MN (NNCNOW.com) -- The Duluth Edison Charter Schools' Legacy Foundation hosted a dodgeball tournament to help fund improved education for students; although it isn't thought of as a sport in the traditional sense, participants saw it as more than a playground game.