No the date is not changing. We are still set for December 17th, 10:00 AM at the Legends theater. We have a special guest presenter that I am real excited about. He will be presenting the Offensive Player of the Year award.
I can say now that I have all the trophies set and ready to go. There were a few damaged in shipping but that has been resolved.
The above link will provide all the details we have released so far about the candidates and information pertaining to the event. The event will begin promptly at 10:05 so please plan to arrive a little early. I want to provide plenty of time for pictures at the end.
Emmitt Lockridge - President of the Black Officer Association which is one of our sponsors for the event will be presenting the Game of the Year award.
Tyrone Bates - Director of Alternative Schools will be presenting the Coach of the Year award.
Marlon Mitchell - Class of 92 and starting QB for Schlagle will be presenting the Play of the Year award. Marlon's mortgage company will be an event sponsor.
Nick Sloan - KCK Preps will be presenting the Defensive Player of the Year award. Nick is an individual sponsor for the event. His donation and help has been fantastic as well as appreciated.
Our special guest presenter as stated before will announce the Offensive Player of the Year.
David Brox - KCK Preps and SHUKC will be announcing the Top Prospect award.
I want to thank Steve Williams Sr. who has been extremely helpful in passing the word around and helping promote what we are trying to accomplish. I have talked to many of the coaches as well and am now in a mode of counting the days.
I am awaiting a final decision from the district 500 in relation to jerseys. We have their firm support for attendance but some discussions are still taking place on the use of jerseys. I am very patient and happy with the response we have gotten from the district so I am thinking positive that this will work out. I think the pictures will be awesome. So parents and friends please make sure you bring your cameras.
If you are attending please click attending on this event if you are on facebook. I have a room that seats 150 to 184 and some idea on the numbers will be good information to have.
I am truly excited and nervous as I have never planned anything like this. Its success is important to lay a foundation for a new age of sports coverage in KCK. We will not take a back seat to Johnson County and the Missouri schools. It is a community effort however and I am asking for everyone to support us with your time.
Feedback and questions are 100% welcome at the email up top.
- I still need a couple of hostesses. I really would like cheerleaders to be at the event in uniform to again show the unity of the community.
- I found Justin Lockery who I think is the only one I haven't heard back from. This is obviously not a required event but I want to make sure at least everyone is aware. If you do not attend we will work through coaches to get trophies to the players.