Nekoosa Football Voted OnFocus Team of the Week, August 15 – August 21

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.

Which team gets your vote as the OnFocus Team of the Week, August 15 - August 21?

OnFocus Team of the Week, August 15 – August 12


Know some top athletic performances? Seeing some great teams in action?

We can use your help, and it’s simple.  Witness some great performances? Hear about top athletes and top teams in our area?

Nominate an athlete or team: HERE

Pancakes or Waffles!  We feature top area athletes with our world-renowned feature. Send us your nominations for who you’d like us to interview HERE

Baked or Fried! We also feature difference makers throughout central Wisconsin: coaches, booster club leaders, adminstration, volunteers, you name it. Send us your nominations for who you’d like us to interview HERE

College Athlete Roundup! We want to recognize student-athletes from the area who are competing at the college level. Send us information on college athletes from the area with our simple form HERE

Where are they Now? We feature athletes and difference makers  from the past, standouts in sports who excelled over the years and have moved on. Know of a former athlete, coach or difference maker who we should feature? Know of a former standout competitor whose journey beyond central Wisconsin sports is one we should share? Send us information on athletes and difference makers of the past with our simple form HERE

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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David Keech
Author: David Keech

David Keech is a math teacher in Wisconsin Rapids and public address announcer for Abbotsord High School. He officiates basketball, baseball, and softball in central Wisconsin. He has reported on amateur sports since 2011, known as 'KeechDaVoice.' David can be reached at [email protected]