Last Updated on October 3, 2023 by Robert C. Hoopes
The Bay Area News Group, the leading news organization in the Bay Area, is once again hosting its highly anticipated boys Athlete of the Week poll. This poll allows readers and sports enthusiasts to vote for their favorite athlete from a list of outstanding candidates who displayed exceptional performances in the previous week.
Voting is currently open and will continue until 5 p.m. on Wednesday, giving everyone ample time to cast their votes. It’s important to note that the use of bots or any artificial methods of voting is strictly prohibited. Any violation of this rule can result in disqualification and suspension from future polls. Additionally, votes sent via email or those submitted after the deadline will not be counted.
Every Friday, the winners will be announced both online and in print, celebrating their achievements and recognizing their hard work and skill. It’s a great opportunity for these athletes to receive the recognition they deserve.
The list of nominees for this week’s poll is quite impressive, featuring standout performances in football and cross country. Sully Bailey of Acalanes football, for instance, soared to victory with an astounding five touchdowns in a 50-0 win. Meanwhile, Noah Beedon of Los Altos football displayed his exceptional talent by throwing for 249 yards and four touchdowns in a 30-26 victory.
In the world of cross country, Olaf Dietz of Berkeley finished first in a race, setting an impressive time of 13 minutes and 42 seconds. These incredible athletes are only a few of the exceptional candidates in this week’s poll.
Readers are encouraged to nominate future candidates for the Athlete of the Week poll by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org. Coaches and statisticians can also submit their athletes’ stats to MaxPreps to be considered for the poll.
So, if you want to show support for your favorite athlete or simply appreciate the talent and hard work displayed by these remarkable individuals, make sure to cast your vote before the Wednesday deadline. Help make a difference and ensure that these athletes are properly recognized for their outstanding performances.