Athlete of the Week Archive

Solon's Ferguson Named KCRG-TV9 Athlete of the Week

Solon senior Dalton Ferguson is a mountain of a man at 6'4", 315 pounds. Ferguson set school record for shot put with a toss of 59-feet, 5-inches at a track meet at Williamsburg. The future Hawkeye lineman... Read More »

Linn-Mar Tennis Player Brady Anderson Named KCRG-TV9 Athlete of the Week

MARION, Iowa -- Linn-Mar senior tennis player Brady Anderson is coming off a brilliant junior season he won the state singles title. Anderson became the first metro area player to win a singles title since... Read More »

Gymnast Emma Hartzler Named KCRG-TV9 Athlete of the Week

MARION -- Linn-Mar freshman Emma Hartzler flies through the air with the greatest of ease. Hartzler started gymnastics at age five and practices four hours per day. And all that hard work has paid off.... Read More »

South Tama's Samantha Holtz Wins KCRG-TV9 Athlete of the Week

As a Drake Relays and state qualifier, Samantha Holtz has seen the biggest stage in Iowa High School track and field. Samantha is the school record holder in both the shot-put and the discus. She finds... Read More »

North Linn's Falconer Named KCRG-TV9 Athlete of the Week

NORTH LINN -- After back to back years of just missing State, the North Linn girls got to Des Moines. Their leading rebounder and shot blocker was Libby Falconer. "It was incredible, the atmosphere down... Read More »

Western Dubuque's Haldeman Named KCRG-TV9 Athlete of the Week

DUBUQUE, Iowa -- Western Dubuque junior Spencer Haldeman had one of the most amazing fourth quarters in the history of Iowa basketball. Haldeman scored 27 points in the fourth quarter against Wahlert,... Read More »

Maquoketa Valley Wrestler Yonkovic Wins KCRG-TV9 Athlete of the Week

In 93 years at the state wrestling tournament, Maquoketa Valley hadn't crowned a champion. But last Saturday, they saw two of their athletes bring home titles -- Ryan Parmely won the 220-pound championship,... Read More »

Highland's Josh Brase Named KCRG-TV9 Athlete of the Week

Highland senior Josh Brase had a record-breaking week. One night after scoring 31 points in a win over Pekin, Josh put up a school-record 51 in a victory over Mediapolis. He scored 82 points in two days,... Read More »

Vinton-Shellsburg's Nolan Sagan Wins KCRG-TV9 Athlete of the Week

Vinton-Shellsburg senior Nolan Sagan is the only returning starter from last year's state tournament team. His role has changed, and he leads the team in scoring and rebounding at over 15 points and eight... Read More »

Regina's Drew Cook Wins KCRG-TV9 Athlete of the Week

IOWA CITY, Iowa -- Regina's Drew Cook led an undefeated football season as the Regals' quarterback. He is starring, and dunking, for a basketball team that hasn't lost a game yet, either. Cook has been... Read More »

Independence Wrestler Chase Straw Named KCRG-TV9 Athlete of the Week

INDEPENDENCE, Iowa -- Independence junior Chase Straw is a perfect 25-0 on the season, and ranked number one in Class 2A at 145 pounds. Chase, who finished third at the state tournament as a sophomore... Read More »

Benton Community's Woeste Named KCRG-TV9 Athlete of the Week

VAN HORN, Iowa -- Benton Community senior guard Nate Woeste can really light it up from the outside. With his soft touch, Woeste is averaging over 17 points a game and he had a game to remember against... Read More »

Mid Prairie's Taylor Kurtz Wins KCRG-TV9 Athlete of the Week

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa -- Mid Prairie junior Taylor Kurtz has gone from role-player on last year's state team to the leading scorer and rebounder for the Hawks this season. Kurtz had a career high 24 points... Read More »

City High Bowler Mackayla Highly Wins KCRG-TV9 Athlete of the Week

IOWA CITY -- CIty High senior Mackayla Highly has only been bowling for two years and she has really improved. Highly rolled a 245 game in her first meet of the season, and that was 35 pins better than... Read More »

Waukon's Parker Hesse Named KCRG-TV9 Athlete of the Week

Waukon senior Parker Hesse had a monster season, gaining more than 2,700 combined rushing and passing yards with 40 touchdowns. He helped lead the Indians to the 2A state title game, where they lost in... Read More »

Iowa City West Diver Jacintha Thomas Named Athlete of the Week

IOWA CITY, Iowa -- Jacintha Thomas started competing in gymnastics at age five, but has only been diving for two years. She took second place at the state tournament this year. "When I started diving,... Read More »

Vinton-Shellsburg Sophomore Lily Horst Wins KCRG Athlete of the Week

Vinton Shellsburg sophomore Lily Horst was dominant all season, winning a host of big meets. She raised the bar at state, finishing fourth in Class 3A with a time of 14:59, helping her team to finish eighth... Read More »

Springville's Elias Nissen Named KCRG-TV9's Athlete of the Week

Springville running back Elias Nissen has put up some video game numbers this season. He averages 13 yards per carry, and leads the state in scoring with 52 touchdowns. He's scored in every way possible... Read More »

Washington QB Snitker Wins Athlete of the Week

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa -- Just call him the magic man. After an 0-3 start, Reid Snitker has led the Washington Warriors to 6 straight wins. Several, like last week's against Prairie, have been dramatic come-from-behind... Read More »

Regina Kicker Jacob Adam Wins Athlete of the Week

IOWA CITY, Iowa -- Iowa City Regina kicker Jacob Adam has been voted KCRG's Athlete of the Week, sponsored by Cedar Rapids Toyota. Adam has been almost perfect this season: He is 41-of-41 on PATs and... Read More »

Linn-Mar Swimmer Jennifer Jenks Wins Athlete of the Week

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa -- Linn-Mar freshman Jennifer Jenks has been voted KCRG's Athlete of the Week, sponsored by Cedar Rapids Toyota. Jenks, a freshman, is ranked in the top five swimmers in the state... Read More »

C.R. Washington Golfer Patterson Wins Athlete of the Week

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa -- Cedar Rapids Washington golfer Jake Patterson is KCRG's Athlete of the Week, sponsored by Cedar Rapids Toyota. Patterson was a co-medalist at Pheasant Ridge, where he shot a 35.... Read More »

Linn-Mar's Josh Evans Wins 'Athlete Of The Week'

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa - Linn-Mar's Josh Evans is this week's winner of the KCRG-TV9 "Athlete of the Week," sponsored by Cedar Rapids Toyota Scion. Evans, a junior distance runner, won the 1600-meter run... Read More »

North Linn's Franson Wins 'Athlete Of The Week'

TROY MILLS, Iowa - North Linn's Jessica Franson is this week's winner of the KCRG-TV9 "Athlete of the Week," sponsored by Cedar Rapids Toyota Scion. The award is given every Thursday on the KCRG-TV9 News... Read More »

Monticello Sprinter Kaylee Jones Wins 'Athlete of the Week'

MONICELLO, Iowa- Monticello senior sprinter Kaylee Jones is this week's winner of the KCRG-TV9 "Athlete of the Week" sponsored by Cedar Rapids Toyota Scion. Jones took second at state in the 100 meters... Read More »

Lone Tree's Forbes Wins 'Athlete Of The Week'

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa - Bryan Forbes was a recent winner of the KCRG-TV9 "Athlete of the Week" award, presented by Cedar Rapids Toyota Scion. TV9's Scott Saville caught up with the Lone Tree sharpshooter... Read More »

Xavier Gymnast Colette Miller Wins 'Athlete Of The Week'

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa - Xavier junior gymnast Colette Miller is this week's winner of the KCRG-TV9 "Athlete of the Week," sponsored by Cedar Rapids Toyota Scion. The junior and Level 9 gymnast recently took... Read More »

Xavier's Armstrong Wins 'Athlete Of The Week'

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa - Cedar Rapids Xavier's Kayla Armstrong is this week's winner of the KCRG-TV9 "Athlete of the Week," sponsored by Cedar Rapids Toyota Scion. Armstrong scored the winning basket in the... Read More »

Jefferson Bowler Bennett Wins 'Athlete Of The Week'

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa - Jefferson bowler Rylea Bennett is this week's winner of the KCRG-TV9 "Athlete of the Week," sponsored by Cedar Rapids Toyota Scion. The J-Hawk sophomore won the Class 2A Regional... Read More »

Monticello's Logan McQuillen Wins 'Athlete Of The Week'

Monticello's Logan McQuillen beat Mount Vernon's Trey Ryan to win the 160-pound state wrestling tournament this past Saturday, and he is this week's KCRG-TV9 "Athlete of the Week." The award is sponsored... Read More »

Washington's Thorson Wins 'Athlete Of The Week'

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa - The Cedar Rapids Washington swimmers recently won their 50th straight district championship, and Jared Thorson was a huge part of that success. Thorson is this week's winner of the... Read More »

Preston's Colton Bormann Wins 'Athlete Of The Week'

PRESTON, Iowa - Preston High School sharpshooter Colton Bormann is this week's winner of the KCRG-TV9 Athlete of the Week award, sponsored by Cedar Rapids Toyota Scion. Bormann is shooting over 55 percent... Read More »

Vinton-Shellsburg's Griffith Wins 'Athlete Of The Week'

VINTON, Iowa - Vinton-Shellsburg sharpshooter Max Griffith is this week's winner of the KCRG-TV9 "Athlete of the Week" award, sponsored by Cedar Rapids Toyota Scion. Griffith hit eight 3-pointers for... Read More »

City High's Ryan Maas Wins 'Athlete Of The Week'

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa - Iowa City High wrestler Ryan Maas is this week's winner of the Cedar Rapids Toyota-Scion KCRG-TV9 Athlete of the Week award. The junior wrestler for City High, won his bracket at... Read More »

Xavier's Corbin Woods Wins Athlete Of The Week

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa - Xavier was nearly a state champion in 4A prep football, and wide receiver Corbin Woods was a huge part of that surge to the top of the Metro and the state. Woods is this week's winner... Read More »

Solon's Kelsey Cave Wins Athlete Of The Week

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa - Solon volleyball player Kelsey Cave is this week's winner of the Cedar Rapids Toyota Scion KCRG-TV9 Athlete of the Week. The middle hitter helped the Spartans to a runner-up finish... Read More »

Iowa City Regina's Mark Ward Wins Athlete Of The Week

IOWA CITY, Iowa - Mark Ward, quarterback for the state-bound Iowa City Regina Regals, is this week's winner of the Cedar Rapids Toyota Scion KCRG-TV9 Athlete of the Week, as voted by the fans online and... Read More »

Stephanie Jenks Wins Athlete Of The Week

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa - Stephanie Jenks is this week's winner of the Cedar Rapids Toyota Scion KCRG-TV9 Athlete of the Week award. The Linn-Mar cross country runner already has a few records to her name,... Read More »

Alburnett Archer Tymbrie Snobl Wins 'Athlete Of The Week'

ALBURNETT, Iowa - She was right on the mark this week. Alburnett's Tymbrie Snobl, one of the best archers in the whole world, won the fan voting to win this week's Cedar Rapids Toyota Scion KCRG-TV9 Athlete... Read More »

Prairie's Mitch Dellamuth Wins 'Athlete Of The Week'

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa - After intercepting four passes in a single game this past Thursday, Cedar Rapids Prairie ball-hawk Mitchell Dellamuth won the Cedar Rapids Toyota Scion KCRG-TV9 Athlete of the Week... Read More »

South Tama's Jade Rohach Wins Athlete of the Week

TAMA, Iowa - South Tama volleyball player Jade Rohach won this week's Cedar Rapids Toyota Scion KCRG-TV9 Athlete of the Week. Rohach, a middle blocker for South Tama, leads the state in blocks, even at... Read More »

Monticello Runner Michael Melchert Wins 'Athlete Of The Week'

MONTICELLO, Iowa - Cross country runner Michael Melchert is this week's winner of the Cedar Rapids Toyota Scion KCRG-TV9 Athlete of the Week award, which is chosen weekly by you, the fans. Melchert, the... Read More »

Xavier's Kayla Torson Wins Athlete of the Week

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa - Cedar Rapids Xavier outside hitter Kayla Torson is the KCRG-TV9 Cedar Rapids Toyota Scion Athlete of the Week. The Saints killer has 219 kills this season and leads her seventh-ranked... Read More »

Springville's Elias Nissen Wins Athlete of the Week

SPRINGVILLE, Iowa - Springville football is off to its best start in decades, and after an overtime win over previously unbeaten Lansing Kee this past Friday, Elias Nissen won the Cedar Rapids Toyota Scion... Read More »

Midland's Ryan Leonard Wins KCRG-TV9 'Athlete of the Week'

MIDLAND, Iowa - Ryan Leonard, the do-it-all player for Midland's 8-man football team, put up some ridiculous numbers in a high-scoring loss this past Friday. Because of his tremendous performance, Leonard... Read More »

Mid-Prairie's Austin Errthum Wins Athlete of the Week

WELLMAN - After booting a 58-yard field goal, unofficially the third longest kick in Iowa high school football history, Austin Errthum wins this week's KCRG-TV9 Athlete of the Week. Errthum beat out other... Read More »

Tipton's Zach Davis Wins KCRG 'Athlete of the Week'

CEDAR RAPIDS - After helping Tipton to a season-opening win over Wilton, Zach Davis won KCRG-TV9's Athlete of the Week award, presented by Cedar Rapids Toyota Scion. Davis received just over 35 percent... Read More »

TV9's Scott Saville Presents Fligg, Steger With 'Athlete of the Week' Honors

CEDAR RAPIDS - Scott Saville of KCRG TV9 Sports presented Maliah Fligg (Clear Creek Amana) and Nate Steger (Dyersville Beckman) with the summer's "Athlete of the Week" award recently. The award is sponsored... Read More »

Beckman's Steger Wins "Athlete of the Week"

DYERSVILLE, Iowa - Nate Steger, of the state champion Dyersville Beckman baseball team, is this week's winner of the KCRG-TV9 "Athlete of the Week" award. Steger received 41 percent of the total vote... Read More »

CCA's Maliah Fligg Wins "Athlete of the Week"

After a remarkable season, Maliah Fligg, a pitcher from Clear Creek Amana, received the most votes in this week's competition, and was named the KCRG-TV9 Sports "Athlete of the Week," sponsored by Cedar... Read More »

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