Van-Far honors athletes
Van-Far baseball winners, from left: Ethan Gooch, Jake Stuart, Brian Kurz, Wyatt McDowell, and Logan Boyd.
The Van-Far R-I School District honored its Spring sports athletes during its annual banquet held on Thursday, June 6.
Brian Kurz was named the recipient of both the Ronald Stallcup Award and Tanner Lowrance Athletic Award, which was presented by the Lowrance family.
Sarah Sutton received the Steve Snowden Award.
The MSHSAA Sportsmanship Awards were given to Todd Udelhoven and Kambrie Hartsell.
Winners in each of the sports include:
Academic All-Conference: Trenton DeTienne
2013 Most Valuable Player: Brandon Otis
Most Improved Player: Nick Crow
Most Birdies: Brandon Otis
Most Pars: Trenton DeTienne
Mr. Golf: Dalton Buie
All-District Golf: Brandon Otis
High School Track
Academic All-Conference: Chevi Windland, Autumn Cross, Abilene Gatson, Breanna Gollaher, and Abbegail Robinson
Runner of the Year: Chevi Windland
Newcomer of the Year: Abbey Robinson
Best in Field Events: Abilene Gatson
Distance Runner of the Year: Chevi Windland
Sprinter of the Year: Breanna Gollaher
Most Improved: Autumn Cross
Academic All-Conference: Logan Boyd, Michael Colson, Nathan Kraft, Ethan Gooch, Ryan Nelson, Brian Kurz, and Jake Stuart
2013 Rookie of the Year: Wyatt McDowell
Most Improved: Brian Kurz
Mr. Hustle: Jake Stuart
Top Hitter of the Year: Brian Kurz
Most Valuable Player: Brian Kurz
Golden Glove Award: Logan Boyd
All-District Baseball: Brian Kurz
Most Runs: Ethan Gooch
Most RBI’s:Logan Boyd
Most Assists: Ethan Gooch and Wyatt McDowell
Best on Base%: Wyatt McDowell
Stolen Bases: Ethan Gooch