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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!

 


 

 

  • 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.

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  • 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.

  • Seniors, New Coach Leading 'Hounds in 2016

    Duluth, MN (NNCNOW.com) --- Nothing puts athletes in a good mood quite like winning, and this spring it's been all smiles for Joey Zwak and the rest of the Duluth East baseball team.

  • Guthrie Eyes Spot in Golden Glove Nationals

    Duluth, MN (NNCNOW.com) --- Aiden Guthrie may be fighting this weekend because of a technicality, but that has not taken away any of his confidence or his determination headed into this weekend's Upper Midwest Golden Gloves tournament.

  • Duluth East's Holak Taking His Talents to D1

    Duluth, MN (NNCNOW.com) -- Being the first person from his high school program to commit to a Division I comes with excitement, but for Bryce Holak, this was simply the next step in his playing career.