The Daily World Sports Awards Past Winners


1980: Athlete of the Year — Tandy Charley, Hoquiam High School. Coach of the Year — Al Heytnsen, Montesano cross country. Team of the Year — Hoquiam High baseball.

1981: Athlete — Bob Rockett, Willapa Valley High School. Coach — John Matau, Elma High football. Team — Willapa Valley boys basketball.

1982: Athlete — Debra Larsen, Aberdeen High School. Coach — Randy Hancock, Aberdeen boys basketball. Team — Willapa Valley boys basketball.

1983: Athlete — Steve Reed, Hoquiam High School. Coach — Joe Ortolf, Montesano football. Team — Montesano High football.

1984: Athlete — Brad Taylor, Wishkah High School. Coach — Jim Mossel, Grays Harbor College men’s basketball. Teams — Wishkah High football and Grays Harbor College softball.

1985: Athlete — Guy Bingham (Aberdeen), New York Jets football. Coach — Diane Smith, Grays Harbor College softball. Team — Grays Harbor College softball.

1986: Athlete — Sherri Flavel, Aberdeen High School. Coach — Rich Graham, Elma wrestling. Team — Harbor Merchants women’s slowpitch.

1987: Athlete — Susan Theel, Lake Quinault High School. Coaches — Dan Steward, Hoquiam girls basketball and Tony Pasckvale, Hoquiam track. Team — Ace of Clubs men’s slowpitch.

1988: Athlete — Kelli Wildhaber, Willapa Valley High School. Coach — Ron Baze, Hoquiam wrestling. Team — Hoquiam High wrestling.

1989: Athletes — Chris Jensen, Hoquiam High School and David Graham, Elma High School. Coach — Brad Pocklington, Montesano baseball. Team — Raymond High girls basketball.

1990: Athlete — Ronalda Dunn, Raymond High School. Coach — Bruce Hooper, Montesano cross country. Teams — Aberdeen High girls basketball and Ocosta High volleyball.

1991: Athlete — Mark Bruener (Aberdeen), University of Washington football. Coach — Dave Sandgren, Raymond girls basketball. Team — Clubbers men’s slowpitch.

1992: Athlete — Miguel (Mike) Galeana, Hoquiam High School. Coaches — Jim Hill, Elma baseball and Mark Keating, Elma cross country. Team — Lake Quinault High football.

1993: Athlete — Kalin Makaiwi, Raymond High School. Coach — Brent Whitaker, Montesano football. Team — Raymond High football.

1994: Athlete — omm’A Givens, Aberdeen High School. Coach — Rob Smith (Hoquiam), Western Washington University. Team — Montesano High football and Elma High baseball.

1995: Athlete — Julie Mattson, Montesano High School. Coach — Rick Rakevich, Elma wrestling. Teams — Wishkah High girls basketball and Elma High wrestling.

1996: Athlete — Katie Rupe, Elma High School. Coaches — Rob Lonborg, Aberdeen football and Rob Friese, Willapa Valley football. Team — Willapa Valley High football.

1997: Athlete — Ben Dougherty, Elma High School and Jason McEndoo (Aberdeen), Washington State University football. Coach — Larry Moore, North Beach boys basketball. Teams — Elma High football and Taholah High football.

1998: Athlete — Keith Liedes, Grays Harbor Country Club golf. Coach — Mike Bozich, Hoquiam baseball. Teams — Elma High boys basketball and Montesano High softball.

1999: Athlete — Scott Freymond, Elma High School. Coach — Jackie Sanchez, South Bend volleyball. Team — Williams-Sweatman Racing Team.

2000: Athletes — Sissel Pierce (Wishkah), Oregon State women’s basketball and Todd Arnold, Ocosta High School. Coach — Pat Pace, Montesano softball. Teams — Elma High baseball and Montesano High softball.

2001: Athletes — Jamie Rakevich, Elma High School and Brian Wilson, Willapa Valley High School. Coach — Steve Jump, Hoquiam baseball. Teams — Willapa Valley High football, Elma High football and Montesano High softball.

2002: Athlete — Chris Bannish, Willapa Valley High School. Coach — Kevin Goodrich, Ocosta wrestling. Team — Willapa Valley boys track.

2003: Athlete — Rachel Ross (Aberdeen), Grays Harbor College. Coach — Mike King, Ocosta girls soccer. Teams — Hoquiam High boys basketball and Montesano High softball.

2004: Athlete — Devin Timpson, North Beach High School. Coaches — Brian Grun, Hoquiam boys basketball and Steve Lazelle, South Bend track. Team — Hoquiam boys basketball.

2005: Athletes — Benton Crow, Raymond High School and John Clevenger, Wishkah High School. Coach — John Peterson, Willapa Valley boys basketball. Teams — Montesano High softball and Willapa Valley boys basketball.

2006: Athletes — Adam Bighill, Montesano High School and Chelsi Friese, Willapa Valley High School. Coach — Jan Simons, Aberdeen girls swimming. Team — Hoquiam High softball.

2007: Athlete — Erich Schmidtke, Aberdeen High School. Coach — Larry Fleming, Aberdeen High School boys soccer. Team — Hoquiam High School girls wrestling.

2008: Athletes — Aubree Pocklington and Mikayla Shumate, Montesano High School. Coach — Keith Samplawski, Lake Quinault baseball. Team — Aberdeen High School girls swimming.

2009: Athlete — Brandi Thomas, Elma High School. Coaches — Debbie Gibson, Montesano volleyball and Lisa Johnson, Elma girls basketball. Team — Montesano High volleyball.

2010: Athlete — Todd Jackson, Elma High School and Michaela Ecklund, Montesano High School. Coach — Tom Sanchez, South Bend football. Team — South Bend football.

2011: Athlete — Tera Novy, Montesano High School. Coach — Terry Jensen, Montesano football. Team — Hoquiam High School boys track &field.

2012: Athlete — Nolan Hoiness, Hoquiam High School. Coach — Tim Pelan, Hoquiam High School track &field. Team — Montesano High School football and Hoquiam High School boys track &field.

 

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