KAKE's Student Athlete of the Week

Every week of the school year, KAKE Sports recognizes an outstanding athlete. We look for not only great achievements in their sport of choice, but also "off the field."

You can help by nominating an outstanding Student Athlete of the Week. Use the nomination icon in the center column of this page and tell us about them, and then watch KAKEland News at 5pm on Wednesdays for the Student Athlete of the Week, brought to you by Papa John's Pizza.

Student Athlete of the Week Headlines

Blaik Middleton - Athlete of the Week

Updated: 5:51 PM - LAWRENCE, Kan. -- After the Hutchinson Salt Hawks lost their head coach this past offseason, many people wondered how long it would be before they would get back to a state title game. Turns out the wait wasn't very long - thanks to newcomer Blaik Middleton. He's our athlete of the week.

Dean Wade Signs Letter of Intent with K-State

Updated: 11/12/2014 - ST JOHN, Kan. -- St. John High School is home to back-to-back state boys' basketball championships and for the first time ever boasts a division one basketball player: Dean Wade.

This week's Athlete of the Week: Derby Running Back Curtis Whitten

Posted: 10/16/2014 - DERBY, Kan. -- Last season's Derby - Salina South football game was a thriller that Salina South won late. But this year's game had a different outcome, and the biggest difference maker was a guy who didn't even play in last season's game.

Athlete of the Week: Tyler Downs

Updated: 10/08/2014 - At 5'9", Tyler Downs has the skill set of the setter and the size of an outside hitter. This is something that makes opponents game plan for Maize even more challenging than it would be otherwise.

Athlete of the Week: Luke Fisher

Posted: 09/24/2014 - CONWAY SPRINGS, Kan. -- Our athlete of the week this week is Conway Springs Sr. Running Back Luke Fisher who led the Cardinals to a huge victory Friday night against rival Garden Plain.

Athletes of the Week: Goddard's Lexi Cole, Ashley Roskam

Posted: 09/17/2014 - GODDARD, Kan. -- Tennis is a natural bond for Lexi Cole and Ashley Roskam. Last season, as juniors at Goddard High School, they went from being unknown on the local tennis circuit to becoming State placers.

Athlete of the Week: Zach Thomas

Posted: 08/27/2014 - WICHITA, Kan. -- You can probably find most 9 year-olds at a local playground looking forward to their next field trip. But for Zach Thomas, he's at Wichita Airstrike training for a trip to Italy.

Athlete of the Week: Chase Co. Softball

Posted: 05/21/2014 - WICHITA, Kan. -- After capping off a regional championship with their 68th straight win on Tuesday, the Chase County Bulldogs are the KAKE Sports Student Athletes of the Week.

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