Hunter Engle of Madison & Nate Burdette of Maranatha Christian Academy
Kpreps is excited to announce a new award for the 2019 season – the weekly Sportsmanship Award. We have teamed up with ‘A Class Athlete’ (ACA) to recognize those individuals or groups that demonstrate sportsmanship and high character during the heat of action. This award is open to students or student-athletes who goes above and beyond to demonstrate an act of kindness or sportsmanship.
We are pleased to announce that this week’s winners are Madison’s Hunter Engle and Maranatha Christian Academy’s Nate Burdette.
After an incredible back-and-forth battle between two of eight-man football’s top teams, Hunter and Nate met at midfield and shared a moment of prayer and mutual admiration. A photo capturing their embrace and moment of prayer has been well-circulated across various social media platforms since Friday’s game.
BROCK WEST, MARANATHA: One of the top receivers in Eight-Man football last season when he had 60 catches for 1,204 yards and 29 touchdowns, West got his 2019 season off to a huge start against KC East last Friday. Five of the senior’s seven catches went for touchdowns and he finished with 248 receiving yards total, averaging 35.4 yard per catch. Quarterback Nate Burdette finished with six touchdown passes and 281 yards.
Tonganoxie High soccer played to a 1-1 tie with Maranatha Christian Academy on Tuesday in Shawnee.