Wellsboro Sports Awards 2018

Yungwirth & Prough named Athletes of the Year

by Ed Weaver – June 5, 2018

Seniors Dalton Prough and Alyssa Yungwirth were named Male and Female Athletes of the Year at the Wellsboro Athletic Department and the Wellsboro Hornets Sports Booster Club’s annual athletic awards presentation on Monday, June 4.

Wellsboro Athletic Director Matt Rendos and Principal Rob Kreger recognized all Wellsboro athletic teams for their accomplishments throughout the 2017-18 season and team MVP’s and coaches awards were presented. Following the team introductions and awards, the annual Special Awards and Memorial Awards were presented.

Special Awards

The U.S. Marine Corps Distinguished Athlete awards were presented to Sydney Tremper and Nic Ingerick.

The Babe Ruth Good Sportsmanship awards were presented to Lizzie Poirier and Nic Ingerick.

The School Spirit awards were presented to Jillian Graver and Brent English.

The District IV PIAA Sportsmanship awards were presented to Kailee Clymer and Nic Ingerick.

The PIAA District IV awards were presented to Brianne Keane and Dalton Prough.

The Williamsport Sun-Gazette Senior Sports award is presented to Alyssa Yungwirth and Dalton Prough.

Memorial Awards

The Roger Dibble Memorial Award is given in memory of Roger Dibble who was a varsity wrestler at WHS from 1961-1964. The 2017-18 recipient is Brock Hamblin.

The Ray Strykowski Memorial Award is presented to a female basketball player in memory of Coach Strykowski who coached the Wellsboro Lady Hornets. The 2017-18 recipient is Rachael Tuttle.

The Larue Wilson Memorial Award is presented to a male basketball player in memory of Mr. Wilson who passed away in September 1973. The 2017-18 recipient is Brandyn Tuttle.

The John Wilcox Memorial Award is given to a member of the varsity football team who has exhibited the desire and the drive to develop fully his playing potential and sportsmanship, and has demonstrated the sincerity and the devotion which truely characterized John’s approach to this goal. The 2017-18 recipient is Collin Pietropola.

The Rev. Wade Stewart Memorial Award is given to a member of the varsity football team in memry of Samuel Wade Stewart who served the people of Wellsboro until his passing in 1988. The 2017-18 recipient is Brent English.

The Laura Grove Patterson Memorial Award is given to the top player of the girls’ tennis team in memory of Ms. Patterson who served on the faculty at Wellsboro High School. The 2017-18 recipient is Olivia Ryan

The Shelly Taynton Memorial Award is given to a lady who is the member of the senior class. The 2017-18 recipient is Lizzie Poirier.

The Male Athlete of the Year and Female Athlete of the Year awards are given in memory of John Antoine Prevost who was born on May 9, 1935. He lived most of his life in Wellsboro where he is remembered as an outstanding student leader, athlete, and positive example to his school and community. The 2017-18 recipients are Dalton Prough and Alyssa Yungwirth.

Idea/Concept: Ed Weaver
Videography: Tim Crane, Justin Grubb
Video Editing: Andrew Moore
Writing: Ed Weaver
Anchor: Justin Grubb
Correspondent: Justin Grubb

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