All-Area athletes walk the red carpet
Chelsa Messinger, of WINK News, talks to the News-Press All-Area all stars on Tuesday to kick off the All-Area Stars Banquet at Germain Arena.
A few of Emmitt Smith’s heartfelt answers
NFL Hall of Famer Emmitt Smith, was the guest speaker at the Sixth Annual News-Press All-Area Stars at Germain Arena. The former Gator and Dallas Cowboys running back’s message to the 200-plus Southwest Florida athletes in attendance was heartfelt.
The News-Press All-Area Stars: Female and Male Athlete of the Year
As a diver, Megan won district, regional and state titles and she sported a 5.48 GPA. Kennedy won the LCAC cross country and placed 18th in Class 3A in the fall and also won the county two-mile title in track. The junior has a 5.04 GPA.
Jeff Sommer Memorial Coach of the Year Award: Dwayne Donnell
On the court, Donnell led the Tigers to a 26-5 record and a State Final Four appearance, his team’s seventh such trip that includes one state title and four state runner-up finishes.
An evening with Emmitt Smith
Southwest Florida fans and The News-Press All-Area high-school stars get a chance to talk to Hall of Famer Emmitt Smith Tuesday night at German Arena. Video by Craig Handel
Describing an all-star night in a word – or 2
The News-Press All-Area high-school stars share what this night at Germain Arena Tuesday night means to them. Video by Craig Handel
Football 2hr ago
“All warfare is based on deception.”
Football 3hr ago
Wilson went 21/30 for 450 yards and six touchdown passes.