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Coolidge, Callahan named Athletes of the Year

Coolidge, Callahan named Athletes of the Year

By: Ed Weaver  /  May 27, 2022  /  Photo: Ed Weaver

Seniors Darryn Callahan and Emma Coolidge 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 Friday, May 27.

Wellsboro Athletic Director Matt Rendos, Principal Jeremy Byrd and Head of Athletics Todd Outman recognized all Wellsboro athletic teams for their accomplishments throughout the 2021-22 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.

Scholarship Winners

Booster Club - Ethan Barlett and Isaac Keane

Gridders Club - Darryn Callahan

Coaches Awards

Basketball Cheerleading: Nevaeh Sandstrom

Football Cheerleading: Lynsey Hastings

Wrestling: Alec Magli

Girls Cross Country: Madeline Bryant

Boys Cross County: Joseph Busch

Softball: Madaline Bordas

Boys Track: Aden Tom

Boys Soccer: Peyton McClure

Girls Soccer: Lilly Abadi

Baseball: Brody Morral, Darryn Callahan

Boys Basketball: Conner Adams

Girls Basketball: Ella Posada

Girls Tennis: Ana Perry

Girls Track: Karah Blackwell

Volleyball: Emily Starkweather

Football: Cameron Brought

Golf: Hannalee Cleveland

Girls Swimming: Isobel Anderegg, Madison Robbins

Boys Tennis: Liam Manning

Team MVPs

Basketball Cheerleading: Lynsey Hastings

Football Cheerleading: Alyssa Trammell

Wrestling: Justice Harlan

Girls Cross Country: Havah Simcox

Boys Cross County: Gabe Guignard

Softball: Rylie Boyce

Boys Track: Jack Poirier

Girls Soccer: Jordyn Abernathy

Girls Basketball: Emma Coolidge

Girls Tennis: Hannah Nuss

Girls Track: Annie Gehman

Volleyball: Emma Owlett

Football: Conner Adams (offensive), Joe Brown (defensive)

Golf: Blake Hamblin

Girls Swimming: Caralyn Warner

Boys Swimming: Hayne Webster

Boys Tennis: Owen Richardson

Special Awards

The Babe Ruth Good Sportsmanship awards were presented to senior Brianna Smith and Justice Harlan.

The School Spirit awards were presented to seniors Regan Regina and Liam Manning.

The District IV PIAA Sportsmanship awards were presented to seniors Olivia Servatius and Brody Morral.

The PIAA District IV awards were presented to seniors Madeline Bryant and Owen Richardson.

The Williamsport Sun-Gazette Senior Sports award is presented to seniors Emma Coolidge and Darryn Callahan.

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 award is given to a member of the High School wrestling team who shows the most heart and "never give up" type attitude. The 2021-22 recipient is Aden Tom.

The Ray Strykowski Memorial Award is presented to a female basketball player in memory of Coach Strykowski who coached the Wellsboro Lady Hornets. The 2021-22 recipient is Emma Coolidge.

The Larue Wilson Memorial Award is presented to a male basketball player in memory of Mr. Wilson who passed away in September 1973. The 2022-22 recipient is Liam Manning.

The Wellsboro High School Softball Excellence Award is given The 2021-22 recipient is given to a member of the varsity softball team who has demonstrated in an exemplary manner both the tangible and intangible attributes that distinguish and define a great competitor, team mate, and leader. The 2021-22 recipient is Emma Coolidge.

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 2021-22 recipient is Justice Harlan.

The Rev. Wade Stewart Memorial Award is given to a member of the varsity football team in memory of Samuel Wade Stewart who served the people of Wellsboro until his passing in 1988. The 2021-22 recipient is Isaac Keane.

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 2021-22 recipient is Michaela Sedor.

The Shelly Taynton Memorial Award is given to a lady who is the member of the senior class. The 2021-22 recipient is Emma Owlett.

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 2021-22 recipients are Darryn Callahan and Emma Coolidge. would like to congratulate all award winners, athletes, coaches, and teams on a successful 2021-22 sports season.


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