Today's Poll
Stadium Sports Top Dog Athlete Of The Week


Top Dawg Athlete of the Week is a weekly honor given out by the
KBRX Sports Department during the Dawg Pound Sports Show
every Wednesday night. Student/athletes are considered based
on accomplishments from games the previous week before the
Show (Mon-Sat). Any high school athlete from our KBRX
coverage area is eligible. Once chosen, an athlete will not be
eligible for two months, or until the conclusion of the current
sports season. Since we cannot cover all sporting events,
listeners and fans are encouraged to submit their nominations to
us. If you have a nomination, please fill in the form at the bottom
of the page, send it to us via e-mail to,, fax it to us at 336-3585, or simply tell a member
of the Sports Department. Please include a reason why this
athlete is deserving of the honor of Top Dawg, and include any
stats or other significant achievements that may apply.

Please contact us if you have questions or comments about the Top Dawg Athlete of the
Week. Thank you for helping us honor the area athletes who are deserving of recognition for
their efforts in representing their schools and communities.


Top Dawg Athlete Nominations
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2015 - 2016 Top Dawgs

Zach Martin - led O/C to a win over Neligh with 331 total yds and 4 TDs, including 301 yds & 2 TDs on 25/42 passing, adding 3 tackles and 2 pass breakups on defense Clearwater/
10/28/15 St. Mary's
Emily Pongratz - helped SMH to several big wins over good teams in the Axtell Tournament, playing well all over the floor to finish with 17 kills, 9 ace serves and 43 digs
Jon Gettert - placed 14th at districts with one of his season best time of 18:28, helping the team to a close 2nd place finish to qualify for State XC O'Neill
10/21/15 O'Neill
Paige Gaughenbaugh - finished her career with a 17th place finish at the Class C State Golf Meet, shooting a two day 180
Lane Walton - was nearly impossible to tackle, toting the rock 11 times for 132 yds and
5 TDs, while playing outstanding defense to help the Dawgs stay undefeated against Howells-Dodge
10/14/15 St. Mary's
Sydney Hupp - recorded 34 kills, 13 blocks and 10 digs to help the Cards go 4-0 during a week where they saw some good teams: Stuart, EPPJ, HSF and N/V
Riley Ellwanger - accounted for 4 TDs, including 3 through the air on 8 of 13 passing for 150 yds, contributed 5 tackles in a close win over O/C Boyd
10/7/15 Niobrara/
Ashley Guenther - recorded 17 kills, 5 blocks and 4 ace serves in 5 sets, helping the Cougars to wins over Boyd County and O/C
Blake Johnston - placed 4th out of 207 runners at the UNK Invite, leading the Eagles with a 17:38 time O'Neill
10/7/15 O'Neill
Caleigh Miles - helped O'Neill to 3rd place in the Mid-State Tournament with great defense and an OBP of near .500 from the leadoff spot, scoring 4 runs
Andrew Fangman - ran the ball 36 times for 164 yds and 5 TDs, recorded 10 tackles to lead EPPJ to a hard fought win over O/C EPPJ Wolfpack Football 9/30/15 O'Neill
Abby Gillham - was 6th place out of 74 good runners at the Boone Central Invite with a time of 20:37, one of her best times on a tough Albion course
Brenden Pelster - led CWC to a 28-6 upset win over St. Francis, adding 70 passing yds to 138 yds and 4 TDs rushing, while notching 21 tackles and an INT CWC Renegade Football 9/23/15 Stuart
Bronco Volleyball
Harlee Fischer - recorded 40 kills, 48 digs, 13 ace serves and 4 blocks during a 5-0 week, helping the team to wins over St. Mary's and CWC among others
Daniel Libolt - ran for 3 TDs, caught 2 more TDs, accounted for about 150 yds on 15 touches, added 9 tackles (4 TFL) on defense CWC Renegade
9/16/15 CWC Renegade Volleyball Jacie Laetsch - posted 23 kills and 12 digs in a 5 set thriller against the #1 ranked defending champion St. Mary's
Micah Dexter - led the defense with 18 tackles & added 112 yds and 2 TDs on 14 offensive touches in an OT win Stuart
Bronco Football
9/9/15 O'Neill
Girls Golf
Hailee Harmon - shot a 90 for an individual 1st place and birdied the playoff hole to help the team to 1st at O'Neill, placed 2nd at the Ainsworth and Pierce invites


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