Fern Creek football player Kyree Hawkins rushed for 134 yards and three touchdowns and had 11 tackles and a sack in a recent 35-28 playoff victory over Covington Catholic, earning him The Courier-Journal Metro Louisville Athlete of the Week Award presented by Norton Sports Health.
Last week’s other nominees included Central football’s U’Kari Baker, South Oldham football’s Keanan John and Trinity football’s Jovan Smith.
The Metro Louisville and Southern Indiana Athlete of the Week Awards are part of The Courier-Journal Sports Awards program presented by Norton Sports Health. Each week’s winners will be invited, along with a guest, to this summer’s Courier-Journal Sports Awards Ceremony. Stay tuned to courier-journal.com/SportsAwards for more details on the event, guest speaker and invitees.
Click here for a list of all previous Metro Louisville Athlete of the Week Award winners from the 2016-17 school year.
For more information on how to nominate athletes and vote for Athlete of the Week, visit this FAQ.