Varsity Athlete of the Week

The Varsity Athlete of the Week for December 14, 2021 is Reese Callahan '22. Reese capped a 7-0 run last week during the Farmington Invitational. Wrestling in the 170lb championship match, Reese defeated 170lb 2021 state champion from Hannibal, Trevor Wilson, with a win by fall. This improves his season record to 13-1. Reese, a state medalist in 2020 and 2021, will join the #1 ranked Warrior wrestlers at the KC Stampede on December 17-18, 2021.

The Varsity Athlete of the Week for December 7, 2021 is Annika Capellupo '24. Annika consistently puts forth her best effort at every practice and performance. She has a positive attitude, asks great questions, and is a problem-solver. She is also a caring and supportive teammate. Because Annika really cares about the team and about performing her best, she is always willing to devote time to extra practices with the team. This past weekend Annika performed at an in-person dance competition for the very first time. Annika's efforts helped the Varsity dance team earn a 2nd place in Pom and an Excellent Rating in Precision Jazz.

The Varsity Athlete of the Week for December 1, 2021 is Nolan Schulte '23. Nolan, a member of the state champion boys soccer team, ended the season as the team's leading scorer. He capped off a fantastic year with a hat trick in the Class 2 championship game and scored a goal and an assist in the state semifinal match. This year, Nolan scored 12 of his 25 goals came in the postseason. His ability to switch positions/roles in the second half of the championship game was a big factor in helping guide the Warriors to the team's first state title since 2010.

The Varsity Athlete of the Week for November 9, 2021 is Hadley Wilkins '22. Going into the Class 3, District 3 meet, Hadley was ranked 34th based on season personal records (PRs). The top 30 individuals advance to the state meet and Hadley placed 29th. During the race, Hadley had to fight to reach the top 30. She was tested for her spot during the race and was able to maintain her position and fend off the challengers. At the state meet, Hadley took and additional 20 seconds from her career PR and ran a time of 21:27.

The Varsity Athlete of the Week for October 26, 2021 is Beau Gabbert '22, a senior on the girls volleyball team. Beau's positive, calming and supportive leadership has led the team to many wins this season. Beau shows her love of the game every time she steps on the court. Although Friday's match was not a win in the record books, her work ethic and drive to compete earned her some "big plays." Beau posted 7 kills and 1 error, hitting .300, also had 8 serve receptions with zero receive errors against Duchesne in our district semifinal match.