Prep Star Athlete Of The Week

Adam Thielen, Lindsey Whalen and Joe Mauer… what do they have in common? They all represented their high schools from right here in Minnesota. is looking for the next local sports superstar.

Nominate an outstanding male or female student athlete. Whether it was a game winning shot, catch, spike or a moment of amazing sportsmanship.

Parents, coaches, friends and fans get your foam fingers ready and log on to SouthernMinnesotaSports,.com and tell us about an amazing athlete. We’ll select one male and female student as winner of the Prep Star Athlete Of The Week from

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10/1/2018 Levi Wolter – WEM (Football)

Senior, last Friday he had a game-high 7 tackles, member of the offensive line, who helped the team gain 411 rushing yards in a 56-12 win. Always super kind and supportive to his team as and the opponents, outside the game as well!

last weeks game against GFW he scored 5 TD’s, w/ 8 caries and 219 yards.

Game winning interception

10/1/2018 Gabby Straub – Le Sueur-Henderson (Volleyball)

Reached her 1,000 career kill on September 20 and surpassed the LSH leader for most career kills on Thursday, September 27. It was held by Jess Thelemann with 1,088 and Gabby is currently at 1,097, with a lot of the season still to go.

Maddie has been the set-up to her team’s successful attacks and victories by putting up 42 set assists in both of the volleyball matches MVL played this week. She is averaging over 40 set assists over the last 4 matches.

Tallied 20 kills and 8 ace blocks vs. Maple River in volleyball.
Tallied 13 kills and 5 ace blocks in a 3 set game vs. Sleepy Eye St. Mary’s.