The USA TODAY Excessive Faculty Sports activities Awards, offered by U.S. Polo Assn., will announce the nation’s prime athletes in 25 sports activities throughout a brand new awards present this summer time.
The USA TODAY Excessive Faculty Sports activities Awards program operates as a multi-month highschool scholar athlete recognition program in 53 areas and all 50 states. High athletes in every space will probably be acknowledged in most state-sanctioned sports activities, in addition to honors for coach of the yr, staff of the yr, and female and male athletes of the yr. The regional honorees and winners will probably be revealed the final week of June and state winners will probably be introduced July 15.
The athlete designated because the statewide winner within the sports activities acknowledged nationally will go on to obtain recognition within the inaugural USA TODAY Excessive Faculty Sports activities Awards present. The on-demand present debuts at 8 p.m. Jap Aug. 5 on the USA TODAY, USA TODAY Information and USA TODAY Sportswire channels, accessible on Amazon Hearth TV, the Roku Channel, Samsung TV Plus and most Sensible TVs. It is going to even be accessible on Amazon Prime Video Direct and on the show website.
“It’s an honor for U.S. Polo Assn. to be the presenting sponsor for this excellent occasion that helps and highlights highschool sports activities all through the U.S.,” stated J. Michael Prince, President and CEO of USPA International Licensing, the worldwide licensor of the U.S. Polo Assn. model.
As a part of the partnership, the present will unveil a brand new award for the nation’s prime female and male athletes within the sport of polo.
“Polo is an inclusive sport the place feminine and male gamers of all ages play on the identical fields collectively, and in any respect ranges,” Prince stated. “In truth, many gamers start taking part in of their youth and go on to play within the collegiate polo golf equipment.”
Viewers additionally will see elite highschool athletes, coaches and groups that have been named the state winners in sports activities together with baseball, basketball, cross nation, soccer, golf, gymnastics, soccer and extra. Winners among the many honorees from every state will be chosen because the nation’s prime female and male athletes in every sport. The nationwide broadcast will showcase tales and highlights of their stellar performances from the previous yr.
The USA TODAY Excessive Faculty Sports activities awards present options prime skilled athletes who will share their very own tales, phrases of recommendation and recognition. Featured hosts and visitors included within the present will probably be introduced in coming months.
Athletes who’re chosen as winners for every state will probably be invited to register for the nationwide present. They will obtain a particular present field that features particular commemorative objects.