Vote for the Covington-Maple Valley Reporter’s Athletes of the Year

Online contest features Tahoma, Kentlake, Kentwood students.

  • Friday, May 10, 2019 4:00am
  • Sports

The Covington-Maple Valley Reporter is proud to recognize the area’s top student athletes in our first Athlete of the Year contest.

The online ballot at maplevalleyreporter.com (click here to vote) features students from Tahoma, Kentridge and Kentlake high schools who were nominated as Athlete of the Week during the school year.

Click here to vote. The ballot will be active May 10-24. We will announce the winners June 7.

Athletes were selected by their respective school districts and represent a range of sports including basketball, football, baseball, softball, swimming, track, tennis, golf, cheerleading and dance.

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Photo by Kayse Angel 
                                Kaiea Higa (right), a freshman fast pitch player for the Tahoma High School Bears, won the first ever Female Athlete of the Year award from the Covington-Maple Valley Reporter. She received a special plaque from the Reporter’s editor Danielle Chastaine (left).
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Alex Lopez (middle), is a wrestler and a senior at Kentlake High School. He was the winner of the Reporter’s Athlete of the Year. Coach Jeremy Williams (right) and coach Michael Andrews (left) said Lopez’s attitude and committment earned him the award.
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Vote for the Covington-Maple Valley Reporter’s Athletes of the Year

Online contest features Tahoma, Kentlake, Kentwood students.

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Female Athlete of the Week: Erika Ito

Kentwood High School’s Erika Ito, tennis, was selected as the Covington-Maple Valley… Continue reading

Male Athlete of the Week: Tyler Cowan

Kentwood High School’s Tyler Cowan, baseball, was selected as the Covington-Maple Valley… Continue reading