This Wedneday, Quincy High (SR) Jirehl Brock will be honored once again by the Western Big 6 Conference.
He’ll be honored along with 2 other amazing athletes from the WB6.
Every year the Athletic Director’s vote for a male & female athlete to be distinguished as the Don Morris Award winner.
This year, the Iowa State football signee, who had a stellar career on both the prep grid-iron and the hardwood will receive the coveted award.
The Don Morris Award is the only award presented by the Western Big 6 Conference administrators.
Coach Morris was a long time basketball coach and administrator at Alleman High School who stressed commitment, sacrifice, and discipline.
He promoted academics, citizenship, and multi-sport participation.
This most prestigious award goes to a senior who excels in academics, community service, and athletics.
Participants in three sports receive the greatest priority.
Awards earned in the school, community, conference, and state are considered when deciding the winners.
The female winners are:
Brandi LaFountaine-UTHS (tie)
The male winner is
The Award Presentation will be held at “Historic” Wharton Field House this Wednesday (5/15/19) at 10:30 AM.
2019 DON MORRIS FEMALE MULTI-SPORT ATHLETE AWARD NOMINEES
ALEXANDRA CAJIGAL – ALLEMAN
DAIJA RANGE – GALESBURG
MEGAN PITTINGTON – MOLINE
LYDIA KURFMAN – QUINCY
DELANEY KELLEY – ROCK ISLAND
BRANDI LaFOUNTAINE – UNITED TWP.
2019 DON MORRIS MALE MULTI-SPORT ATHLETE AWARD NOMINEES
SAM MATTTECHECK – ALLEMAN
NICK FIELDS – GALESBURG
BRODY HARDING – MOLINE
JIREHL BROCK – QUINCY
BRYCE TRASK – ROCK ISLAND
JEAN LUC WILSON – UNITED TWP