Prep Sports Excellence Awards 2018

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Celebrating athletic achievement

Daily Herald Prep Sports Excellence is an annual awards ceremony celebrating the achievements of high school athletes. Area high schools nominate 10 of their top athletes to be considered for one of four special awards.

Save the date for the Prep Sports Excellence Awards Banquet

June 7, 2018

Sears Center Arena

Nominated athletes and their families will be invited to attend the awards ceremony and banquet. Invitations will be sent to the schools for distribution in May 2018.

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Special Awards

Sweet Moment Award/Extraordinary Moment Award

This award is recognizing an extraordinary and unforgettable moment for an athlete or a team.

Overcoming Obstacle Award

This award recognizes a team or an athlete that overcame adversity and made an impact during their season.

Spirit of Sportsmanship Award

This award will recognize an athlete or team that stands out and goes beyond the game. They exemplified the ideals of school spirit and good sportsmanship throughout their season in and outside of competition.

Heart & Soul Award

This award will recognize that athlete, male and female, that were the key to their team’s success through their “can do” approach and great attitude.

Beyond the Bench

This award will recognize a coach that inspires, innovates and teaches life lessons through sports.