Best of Kansas PrepsBlue Valley West Student-athletes from boys swim, boys soccer, football & girls golf selected
Gannett Media of Kansas honors top student athletes from each sport in June of each year. This year's event is forced to go on-line but the star power of the presenters increased. The swimmer awards will be given by Michael Phelps, football by Drew Brees, soccer by Venus Williams and golf by Gary Woodland.
Blue Valley West had 8 student selected despite the lack of spring sports. Considering BVW athletics can boast a 6A state champion boys swim team, 6A runner up boys soccer team and individual champions in swimming and girls golf, the number is fitting.
Girls Golf Finalist for Player of the Year
Boys Swimmer Athlete of the Year Finalist
Colin Welsh-Boys Soccer Elite
Jo Koga-Boys Soccer All-Star
Kaden Cripe-Boys Soccer All-Star
Remy Wood-Boys Soccer All-Star
Hunter Rey-Boys Swimming All-Star
Thomas Cook-Football All-Star
Watch the on-demand broadcast to be aired at 6 p.m. June 18. It is sponsored by The Topeka Capital-Journal and Gannett Media Kansas, the star-studded awards show will be available on any smart device through YouTube and CJOnline.com thanks to the continued support of title sponsors Envista Credit Union and the University of Kansas St. Francis campus.