Coolidge, Callahan Named Athletes of the Year
Wellsboro seniors Darryn Callahan and Emma Coolidge were named Male and Female Athletes of the Year at the Wellsboro Athletic Department and the Wellsboro Hornets Sports Booster Club‘s annual athletic awards presentation on Friday, May 27.
Wellsboro Athletic Director Matt Rendos, Principal Jeremy Byrd and Head of Athletics Todd Outman recognized all Wellsboro athletic teams for their accomplishments throughout the 2021-22 season and team MVP’s and coaches awards were presented. Following the team introductions and awards, the annual Special Awards and Memorial Awards were presented.
Gridders Club – Darryn Callahan
Basketball Cheerleading: Nevaeh Sandstrom
Football Cheerleading: Lynsey Hastings
Wrestling: Alec Magli
Girls Cross Country: Madeline Bryant
Boys Cross County: Joseph Busch
Softball: Madaline Bordas
Boys Track: Aden Tom
Boys Soccer: Peyton McClure
Girls Soccer: Lilly Abadi
Baseball: Brody Morral, Darryn Callahan
Boys Basketball: Conner Adams
Girls Basketball: Ella Posada
Girls Tennis: Ana Perry
Girls Track: Karah Blackwell
Volleyball: Emily Starkweather
Football: Cameron Brought
Golf: Hannalee Cleveland
Girls Swimming: Isobel Anderegg, Madison Robbins
Boys Tennis: Liam Manning
Basketball Cheerleading: Lynsey Hastings
Football Cheerleading: Alyssa Trammell
Wrestling: Justice Harlan
Girls Cross Country: Havah Simcox
Boys Cross County: Gabe Guignard
Softball: Rylie Boyce
Boys Track: Jack Poirier
Girls Soccer: Jordyn Abernathy
Girls Basketball: Emma Coolidge
Girls Tennis: Hannah Nuss
Girls Track: Annie Gehman
Volleyball: Emma Owlett
Football: Conner Adams (offensive), Joe Brown (defensive)
Golf: Blake Hamblin
Girls Swimming: Caralyn Warner
Boys Swimming: Hayne Webster
Boys Tennis: Owen Richardson
The Babe Ruth Good Sportsmanship awards were presented to senior Brianna Smith and Justice Harlan.
The School Spirit awards were presented to seniors Regan Regina and Liam Manning.
The District IV PIAA Sportsmanship awards were presented to seniors Olivia Servatius and Brody Morral.
The PIAA District IV awards were presented to seniors Madeline Bryant and Owen Richardson.
The Williamsport Sun-Gazette Senior Sports award is presented to seniors Emma Coolidge and Darryn Callahan.
The Roger Dibble Memorial Award is given in memory of Roger Dibble who was a varsity wrestler at WHS from 1961-1964. The award is given to a member of the High School wrestling team who shows the most heart and “never give up” type attitude. The 2021-22 recipient is Aden Tom.
The Ray Strykowski Memorial Award is presented to a female basketball player in memory of Coach Strykowski who coached the Wellsboro Lady Hornets. The 2021-22 recipient is Emma Coolidge.
The Wellsboro High School Softball Excellence Award is given The 2021-22 recipient is given to a member of the varsity softball team who has demonstrated in an exemplary manner both the tangible and intangible attributes that distinguish and define a great competitor, team mate, and leader. The 2021-22 recipient is Emma Coolidge.
The John Wilcox Memorial Award is given to a member of the varsity football team who has exhibited the desire and the drive to develop fully his playing potential and sportsmanship, and has demonstrated the sincerity and the devotion which truely characterized John’s approach to this goal. The 2021-22 recipient is Justice Harlan.
The Rev. Wade Stewart Memorial Award is given to a member of the varsity football team in memory of Samuel Wade Stewart who served the people of Wellsboro until his passing in 1988. The 2021-22 recipient is Isaac Keane.
The Laura Grove Patterson Memorial Award is given to the top player of the girls’ tennis team in memory of Ms. Patterson who served on the faculty at Wellsboro High School. The 2021-22 recipient is Michaela Sedor.
The Shelly Taynton Memorial Award is given to a lady who is the member of the senior class. The 2021-22 recipient is Emma Owlett.
The Male Athlete of the Year and Female Athlete of the Year awards are given in memory of John Antoine Prevost who was born on May 9, 1935. He lived most of his life in Wellsboro where he is remembered as an outstanding student leader, athlete, and positive example to his school and community. The 2021-22 recipients are Darryn Callahan and Emma Coolidge.