Updated: Monday, 05 Dec 2011, 10:51 PM EST
Published : Monday, 05 Dec 2011, 10:38 PM EST
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Bishop Luers quarterback James Knapke is adding to his already full trophy case as the senior won the Euell A. Wilson Award at the Journal Gazette's Fall Athletic Awards Banquet on Monday night.
The Wilson Award goes to the SAC's top football player. Knapke is the SAC's all-time leader in passing yards and touchdown passes. He led Luers to its third 2A state title in a row and helped the Knights capture their first conference title since 2001.
Concordia senior Marah Bradbury took home the Glass Spike award for the SAC's best volleyball player. Bradbury guided the Cadets to a 30-7 season and a regional title. She finished sixth in the state with 1,086 assists this year.
The Wilson Award has been presented since 1992, the Glass Spike since 1996.
Trish Miller of Concordia High School received the SAC Coach of the Year award for volleyball. Ryan Hall of North Side High School received the SAC Coach of the Year award for football.
The 2011 All-SAC volleyball team as selected by The Journal Gazette: Maddie Mayers, Bishop Dwenger; Katie Rosswurm, Bishop Dwenger; Emily Scheiber, Bishop Luers; Ave Stout, Bishop Luers; Marah Bradbury, Concordia; Emily Hockemeyer, Concordia; Allie Miller, Concordia; Tionna Williams, Concordia; Miranda Peterson, North Side; Jazmin Alexander, Northrop; Brittney Bellis, Northrop; Somer Johnson, Snider; Leah Painter, Snider and Akilah Sims, Snider.
The 2011 All-SAC football team as selected by The Journal Gazette: Blake Bowers, Bishop Dwenger; Steven Espinoza, Bishop Dwenger; Evan Feichter, Bishop Dwenger; Connor Friesner, Bishop Dwenger; Connor McCann, Bishop Dwenger; Ryan Watercutter, Bishop Dwenger; Casey Baker, Bishop Luers; Montez Brooks, Bishop Luers; Everett Green, Bishop Luers; James Knapke, Bishop Luers; Kendrick Mullen, Bishop Luers; Michael Rogers, Bishop Luers; Jaylon Smith, Bishop Luers; Jordan Starks, Bishop Luers; Marq Rogers, Concordia; Karrington Eaton, North Side; Anthony Linnear, North Side; Austin Rife, North Side; Marko Thomas, North Side; Ta’Quan Walker, North Side; Jerrell Holman, Northrop; Cameron McCalla, Northrop; Donte Bowen, Snider; Addison Dellinger, Snider; Ruben Holcomb, Snider; John Nelson, Snider; James Starks, Snider; Kendric Thomas, Snider; Will Coursen-Carr, South Side; Quinton Walker, South Side and Curtis Williams, South Side.
The 2011 All-Northeast Indiana volleyball team as selected by The Journal Gazette: Payton Schultz, Bellmont; Steph Shoup, Bellmont; Maddie Mayers, Bishop Dwenger; Laura Welling, Bishop Luers; Jenna Spadafora, Carroll; Marah Bradbury, Concordia; Emily Hockemeyer, Concordia; Allie Miller, Concordia; Jordyn Knott, Garrett; Keanna Gary, Leo; Akilah Sims, Snider and Burgundy Price, Woodlan.
The 2011 All-Northeast Indiana football team as selected by The Journal Gazette: Robby Boots, Angola; Brian Hakes, Bellmont; Evan Feichter, Bishop Dwenger; Connor Friesner, Bishop Dwenger; Casey Baker, Bishop Luers; Michael Rogers, Bishop Luers; Jaylon Smith, Bishop Luers; Eric Kuznar, Churubusco; Connor Slavich, Columbia City; Todd Frickey, Garrett; Wil Knapke, Heritage; Jake Alexander, Homestead; Isaac Griffith, Homestead; Zach Terrell, Homestead; Justice Caley, Leo; Myikell Payne, Leo; Te’Vaughn Hurse, New Haven; Anthony Linnear, North Side; Marko Thomas, North Side; Donte Bowen, Snider; John Nelson, Snider; Kendric Thomas, Snider; Treston Fisher, Tippecanoe Valley and Austin Striggle, Whitko.
This annual banquet honoring both the top volleyball and football players took place on Monday, December 5, 2011 at 6:30 p.m. in the Marquis Ballroom at the Fort Wayne Marriott Hotel, Coldwater Road.
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