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High School Sports

May 6, 2013

Wilson Award nominees: Boys

The following seven young men have been nominated for the Johnny Wilson Award, given annually to Madison County's top multi-sport athlete.

Austin Castor, Liberty Christian

  • Soccer: 4 years letter, All Conference Champions, Sectional Runnerups
  • Basketball: 4 years letter, All Conference Honorable Mention
  • Track: 3 years letter, All Conference, Sectional finalist
  • Golf: 4 years letter, All Conference Honorable Mention

Excerpt from player statement: “Johnny Wilson is a great man that I look up to and always have, ever since I was educated on all of his accomplishments and true heart that he has put into everything in his life.”

Austin Engle, Madison-Grant

  • Football: 3 years letter, Captain, Indiana East West Football Classic, All Conference
  • Basketball: 2 years lettert, Captain, Team Conference Champs
  • Golf: All Conference, All Grant County, Conference Meet Medalist

Excerpt from player statement: “To win the Johnny Wilson Award would be a great honor to me. I feel greatly honored that I have been nominated to win this award. I personally believe that because of athletics my life has been significantly impacted in a positive manner.”

Jake Fox, Alexandria

  • Tennis: 4 years letter, Captain, All Conference, All Herald Bulletin
  • Basketball: 2 years letter, Captain
  • Baseball: 4 years letter, Captain, on first Madison County Championship team

Excerpt from player statement: “I think the Johnny Wilson Award would be a strong symbol of the countless hours of hard work I have put in towards becoming a winner both on and off the court/field.”

Collin Hoskins, Elwood

  • Football: 4 years letter, All Conference, All Area
  • Basketball: 2 years letter
  • Baseball: 3 years letter

Excerpt from player statement: “For me to receive an award for playing the sports I love would be a great accomplishment. To receive the award for playing three sports in high school would prove that my hard work paid off.”

Mitchell Richardson, Lapel

  • Cross Country: 3 years letter, Captain, All Conference Academic
  • Basketball: 2 years ltter, All Conference Academic
  • Golf: All Madison County, All Conference, Captain

Excerpt from player statement: “Even though I previously knew about Johnny Wilson, I did not know about all the struggles and adversity he went through. My great-grandpa used to tell me stories about playing against Johnny and how great he was.”

Kurt Talbert, Pendleton Heights

  • Football: 3 years letter, Captain, All Herald Bulletin, Sectional Champs
  • Basketball: 2 years letter, All Conference, All Herald Bulletin, Sectional Champs
  • Baseball: 2 years letter

Excerpt from player statement: “If I were to win this award, I would dedicate it to my parents and coaches. They are the true reasons I have had the success I have had.”

Jared Thurston, Shenandoah

  • Football: 3 years letter, Mental Attitude Award, Sectional Champions
  • Basketball: 2 years letter, Henry County Champions
  • Track: 2 years letter
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