Nekoosa (OnFocus) – Voting for Athlete and Team of the Week returned as we begin the 2021-22 schoolyear and athletics are underway.
Voters turned out in nice numbers to support teams nominated for Team of the Week, and when the dust settled, Nekoosa Papermakers Football received the title as the OnFocus Team of the Week for August 15 – 21.
Taking second place was Amherst Falcons Football with 236 votes. Third place went to Auburndale Football with 119 votes.
OnFocus Team of the Week, August 15 – August 12
- Nekoosa Football(nominated online) – The Papermakers blew the game wide open with a 30 point third quarter, opening the season with a 46-21 win over Black River Falls.
- Amherst Football(nominated online) – The Falcons methodically handled St. Croix Falls in their opener, picking up a 42-19 win.
- Abbotsford Football – The Falcons piled up 554 yards of offense, all on the ground, in Abbotsford’s 47-12 win over Loyal.
- Auburndale Football – The Eagles pitched a shutout in their first game, defeating Menominee Indian 48-0.
- Stanley-Boyd Football(nominated online) – The Orioles took apart Cadott in their 2021 opening game, pitching a 51-0 shuout win.
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OnFocus ATHLETE OF THE WEEK Nominees 2021-22
- Brodk Birrenkott, Pacelli
- Colton Geurink, Wausau West Football
- Dillon Kirsch, Stratford Football (nominated online)
- Brock Bennington, Spencer/Columbus Football
- Andrew Jeske, Colby Football (nominated online)
OnFocus TEAM OF THE WEEK Nominees 2021-22
- Nekoosa Football(nominated online)
- Amherst Football(nominated online)
- Abbotsford Football
- Auburndale Football
- Stanley-Boyd Football(nominated online)
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