Dekker Gillett and Madison Smith pose with their senior Athlete of the Year awards at the Red and Black Athletics Awards ceremony at Eckville Junior/Senior High School on June 19. Photo by Kaylyn Whibbs/Eckville Echo

Red and Black Awards honour Eckville Jr/Sr High School athletes

The annual athletic awards were held at the school June 19

Student athletes at Eckville Junior Senior High School were recognized for excellence in sports on June 19.

The annual Red and Black awards held at the school featured a total of 79 medals and awards.

Coaches and teachers took the time to reminisce on the highs and lows of the past year while honouring the student athletes for the sport, or sports, of their choice.

The awards ranged from sport specific awards to Athlete of the Year at both the junior and senior level.

The students who volunteered to coach mini basketball for the elementary school kids were also recognized with a certificate.

Listed below are the recipients of the 2018-19 Red and Black Athletic Awards:

Athlete of the Year

Junior Girl: Claire Obst

Junior Boy: Austin Cowan

Senior Girl: Madison Smith

Senior Boy: Dekker Gillett

Karl McKinley Athletic Leadership Award

Heather Dial

Jim Rushton Memorial Award

Junior: Hope Parsons

Senior: Courtney Cowan

Eckville Aces Academic and Athletic Award

Junior: Teryn Smith

Senior: Rachelle Phillips

Aces Heart and Soul Award, in memory of Julia Darlington Chytracek

Lucas Obst

McDonald Trophy

Claire Obst

Weikum Trophy

Madison Smith

Cross Country

Junior Female MVP: Teryn Smith

Junior Male MVP: Pierce Smith

Junior Female Coach’s Award: Hope Parsons

Volleyball

Senior Girls Rookie Award: McKenna Marki

Senior Girls Coach’s Award: Rachelle Phillips

Senior Girls MIP: Annika McAlpine

Senior Girls MVP: Madison Smith

Senior Boys Rookie Award: Drew Waite

Senior Boys Coach’s Award: Dekker Gillett

Senior Boys MIP: Kolton Glenn

Senior Boys MVP: Peace Won

Junior A Girls Rookie Award: Natalie Obst

Junior A Girls Coach’s Award: Rhealee Humphrey

Junior A Girls MIP: Chloe Wheeler

Junior A Girls MVP: Claire Obst

Junior A Boys Rookie Award: Pierce Smith

Junior A Boys Coach’s Award: Nolan Brereton

Junior A Boys MIP: Dante Corbel

Junior A Boys MVP: Austin Cowan

Junior B Girls Coach’s Award: Ava Parsons

Junior B Girls MIP: Sienna Bates

Basketball

Senior Girls Rookie Award: Savannah McAlpine

Senior Girls Coach’s Award: Heather Dial

Senior Girls MIP: Annika McAlpine

Senior Girls MVP: Madison Smith

Senior Boys Rookie Award: Braydon Little

Senior Boys Coach’s Award: Lucas Obst

Senior Boys MIP: Ethan Kalev

Senior Boys MVP: Dekker Gillett

Junior A Girls Rookie Award: Natalie Obst

Junior A Girls Coach’s Award: Kira Greenwood

Junior A Girls MIP: Kaeden McMartin

Junior A Girls MVP: Chloe Wheeler

Junior A Boys Rookie Award: Pierce Smith

Junior A Boys Coach’s Award: Declan Staples

Junior A Boys MIP: Hayden Bates

Junior A Boys MVP: Caleb Boettcher

Junior B Girls Coach’s Award: Ava Hallgren

Junior B Girls MIP: Haven Stilborn

Badminton

Senior Girls MVP: Rachelle Phillips

Senior Girls Coach’s Award: Courtney Cowan

Senior Boys MVP: Ethan Brown

Junior Girls MVP: Hope Parsons

Junior Girls Coach’s Award: Paige Humphrey

Junior Boys MVP: Austin Cowan

Junior Boys Coach’s Award: Nolan Brereton

Track and Field

Junior Boys Aggregate: Cyrus Henderson

Junior Girls Aggregate: Teryn Smith

Senior Boys Aggregate: Dekker Gillett

Senior Girls Aggregate: Madison Smith

Junior Boys Coach’s Award: Pierce Smith

Junior Girls Coach’s Award: Claire Obst

Senior Girls Coach’s Award: Annika McAlpine

 

Austin Cowan and Claire Obst receive the junior Athlete of the Year awards. Photo by Kaylyn Whibbs/Eckville Echo

Lucas Obst is honoured with the Aces Heart and Soul Award as he poses with Bill and Brenda Darlington. The award is given out in memory if Julia Darlington Chytracek, the Darlington’s daughter. Photo by Kaylyn Whibbs/Eckville Echo

Madison Smith (left) received the Weikum Trophy while Claire Obst received the McDonald Trophy. The recognition’s are given out to the top athlete at the junior and senior level. Photo by Kaylyn Whibbs/Eckville Echo

Heather Dial smiles with Karl McKinley after being honoured with the Karl McKinley Athletic Leadership Award. Photo by Kaylyn Whibbs/Eckville Echo

Rachelle Phillips and Teryn Smith were given the Eckville Aces Academic and Athletic Award. Photo by Kaylyn Whibbs/Eckville Echo

Courtney Cowan and Hope Parsons receive the Jim Rushton Memorial Award on June 19. Photo by Kaylyn Whibbs/Eckville Echo

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