Kentuckiana Sports Awards

2016-17 Metro Louisville Athlete of the Week Award winners

louisville-sa-logo-rgbEach week fans select a new winner of the Courier-Journal Metro Louisville Athlete of the Award presented by Norton Sports Health. The winners and a guest will be invited to this summer’s Courier-Journal Sports Awards Ceremony.

To suggest an athlete for next week’s voting, nominate him or her here. To cast your vote, visit our Metro Louisville page here. Four athletes will also be nominated for the Southern Indiana Athlete of the Week Award here. For more on The Courier-Journal Sports Awards, visit


Nov. 22: Desmond Ridder, St. Xavier football

Nov. 15: Paige Hammons, Sacred Heart volleyball

Nov. 8: Milton Wright, Christian Academy of Louisville football

Nov. 1: Brian Smith, Male football

Oct. 25: Mirza Ugarak, Collegiate soccer

Oct. 18: Branden Leff, Spencer County football

Oct. 11: Will Fowler, St. Xavier golf

Oct. 4: Brielle Heuglin, Sacred Heart Academy soccer

Sept. 27: Larry Harper, Waggener football

Sept. 20: Kadin Smith, Spencer County football

Sept. 13: Mario Convenuto, Holy Cross football

Sept. 6: J.R. Lucas, Collins football

Aug. 30: Christian Foster, Bullitt East soccer