Kingsford announces MVPs, honors senior athletes

Theresa Proudfit/Daily News Photo Kingsford's Brook Kriegl dribbles up the floor in a Great Northern Conference game versus Marquette on Jan. 10. Reegan Ketzenberger and Clarissa Remillard (20) defend the play.

KINGSFORD – A virtual 2019-2020 Kingsford High School athletics award program was broadcast on Tuesday evening.

Principal David Holmes and Athletic Director Chris Hartman, as well as fall and winter season coaches, participated in the virtual program.

Dennis DalSanto, Kingsford Athletic Booster Club president, also appeared, offering words of encouragement and a thank you for the outgoing senior athletes.

The program honored all the participating seniors in each sport, as well as the team MVPs. Also awarded by the Flivvers athletic department is an award for the top female and male senior athletes.

The top male senior athlete selection for 2019-2020 was Eddie Cardew, who participated in football and wrestling. The top female senior athlete selection was Brooke Kriegl, who participated in volleyball and basketball.

Ron Deuter/Daily News Photo Kingsford's Luke Strum swims in a home meet at the Northern Lights YMCA Dickinson Center on Jan. 28. Sturm was named boys MVP of the Flivvers co-ed Swim team as well as the Cross Country team.

Hartman noted a special thank you to Nick Gayan for organizing and putting together all of KHS virtual programs this spring, including the sports awards program. Hartman also offered his appreciation and thanks to the booster club for its support to athletics and also to the community.

To view the awards ceremony, visit www.kingsford.org. Click on the buildings tab and select high school.


Girls Cross Country

Melanie Wenzel

Boys Cross Country

Luke Sturm


Carter Kreski

Boys Soccer

Ben Backlund, Kobe Gordon

Girls Tennis

Lizzy Cross


Maggie Strehlow, Brooke Kriegl

Girls Basketball

Brooke Kriegl

Boys Basketball

Cole Bracket

Girls Bowling

Hannah Bastian

Boys Bowling

Zach Hanson


Jake Munn


Toby Wilcox

Girls Swimming

Samantha Scott

Boys Swimming

Luke Sturm

Hockey (co-op team)

Evan Hedtke, Forest Park

The information for this story was compiled by Daily News Sports Writer Matt “Sweets” McCarthy


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