The Idaho Press honors the top high school athletes, coaches and teams with the sixth annual Sports Stars Treasure Valley Athletic Awards presented by St. Luke's Sports Medicine. The show first aired Thursday, June 4th, 2020, on the Idaho Press Facebook page.
Sports Stars 2020
2019-20 Award Recipients
13-0 — first perfect season in program history.4A Southern Idaho Conference champion — first in 20 plus seasons.Top offense in 4A/5A classifications at 44.8 points and 479 yards per game.Defeated nine of 13 opponents by an average of 23.9 points per game.18 All-4A SIC All-Conference selectio…
- Finished 24-2.
- Won 5A Southern Idaho Conference title.
- Spent most of the season and finished as the No. 1-ranked team in the state.
- Repeated as District III champion.
- 19 wins came by double figures with an average margin of victory of 19.8 points.
- Claimed third state title in program history a year after having its perfect season spoiled in the final.
The senior guard led the 5A Southern Idaho Conference in scoring for the second year in a row with 18.7 points per game.Second in the league in assists with 3.2 asg.5A SIC Co-Player of the Year.Led the Wolves to their first state title game since 2004.McDonald's All-American finalist.Will pl…
The senior post averaged a double-double for the third straight season.Led the 5A Southern Idaho Conference in rebounds with 12.5 rpg.Second in the league in scoring at 19.4 points per game.Gatorade Player of the Year.5A SIC Player of the Year.Led the Lions to their record-breaking 13th stat…
Casey Grove put it best.
Kuna High School wrestling was quite possibly the best program in the entire state this past season.
Last year’s 5A Southern Idaho Conference Player of the Year gone.
Nathan Quarterman is Idaho's version of Michael Phelps.
Sherman Blaser’s first head coaching job ended with him getting fired after just one year.
Damian Arguello was it.
Nathan Green's only real challenger this season was his body — and even that only slowed him down for so long.
The Borah High School boys basketball team had only one returning starter this past season in Austin Bolt.
Time is a funny thing.
Karen Murphy used to watch and mimic the legends of the Skyview High School volleyball program like Lily Austin.
The only thing that separated Michael Mitchell from perfection was two points.
Ava Ranson wasn’t on the radar early in her high school career like some other kids are.
The Caldwell High School girls basketball team proved last year wasn’t a fluke.
Rhys Yeakley was just hoping to win 11 games to get to his 100th win this season.
What a difference a year can make.
This wasn't supposed to be Lizzie Dildine's year.
BOISE — Jacob Packwood sees the finish line.
Hanna Seabaugh didn’t even realize how much she had accomplished during her time at Nampa High School.
When the Rocky Mountain girls soccer team made a play, Kelsey Oyler was usually the one to do it.
BOISE — Chris Siegenthaler proudly admits to being a sci-fi nerd.
The Kuna football team wasn’t expected to do much this season from those outside the program.
The better question to ask is what Austin Bolt can't do on a football field.
If not for a last-second missed shot, the Middleton High School boys basketball team would have arguably had the best season of any team in the state this past season.
Connie Skogrand had many restless nights.
The Boise High girls cross country team lost arguably two of the best runners in program history.
The 6th annual Sports Stars Awards show was supposed to feature 12 more awards.
AARON OLSWANGER, BOISE CROSS COUNTRY
JEREMY DENNIS, BORAH BASKETBALL
ROCKY MOUNTAIN SOCCER
NAMPA CHRISTIAN VOLLEYBALL
MOUNTAIN VIEW BASKETBALL
TYLER ROBINETT, MIDDLETON
PEYTON MCFARLAND, BOISE
MICHAEL MITCHELL, KUNA
AUSTIN BOLT, BORAH
KATE HARDY, FRUITLAND
NICK BISAGNO, MOUNTAIN VIEW
VINNY VINSONHALER, BISHOP KELLY
NATHAN GREEN, BORAH
LIZZIE DILDINE, EAGLE
NATHAN MOORE, MIDDLETON