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Award - "Athlete with Heart"

Sponsored by McKenzie Heart Group

Nomination criteria. The “Athlete with Heart” award gives the Lane County community an opportunity to celebrate athletes in our community who have persevered in the face of adversity and show an ardent dedication to personal and athletic development.  

Nominees may be athletes of all ages and do not have to be affiliated with a school – however, they must meet the criteria of being a resident of and play their chosen sport in Lane County.

Award winners have been selected and announced for 2018.  2019 nomination information will be announced fall of 2018.


Award Winners
2018 Athlete with Heart - Stirling Minor
2018 Athlete with Heart

Sponsored by McKenzie Heart Group; 2018 Winner - Sterling Minor

2017 SportsTown Awards Athlete with Heart by Colin Morton
2017 Athlete with Heart

Presented by Comcast Business; 2017 Winner - Blake Nelson, Creswell High School

2016 SportsTown Awards Athlete with Heart
2016 Athlete with Heart

Presented by PeaceHealth 2016 Winner - Jeremy Golliher