17 Jan AFL JUNIOR WINNER MONTHLY SPORTS STAR NOMINEE – JULY
Horsham Demons footballer Brody Pope is the July winner in the Horsham Sports and Community Club’s Sports Star of the Year award.
Pope won his nomination after winning a gold medal with his School Sport Victorian team at the National Championships.
Pope’s Victorian team went through the championships undefeated and were too good for South Australia in the gold medal match winning by 33 points.
The talented youngster, who is also a gifted basketballer, was representing his state in football for the first time.
As the monthly winner Pope will receive a $50 gift card from The Athlete’s Foot.
Pope joins aerobics athlete Jaya Meadows, triathletes Kelly Miller and Ella Walsgott and tennis player Jess McDonald as the nominees for this year’s awards. All nominees are in line to collect the Horsham Sports and Community Club Title of Wimmera Sports Star of the Year as well as the $1,000 Sports Star scholarship, at a gala dinner on February 14 next year and follow in the footsteps of previous winners including Sophie Martin, Maggie Caris, Jesse Iese, Darcy Tucker, Jannik Blair, Ken Bald, Alethea Sedgman and Mark O’Brien.
Nominations for the Horsham Sports and Community Club Sports Star of the Year Award close the last day of each month and can be made online at the WRSA website www.wrsa.org.au.
If you know of someone who is doing well at their sport and deserves some recognition, why not nominate them in the Sports Star of the Month. All nominees in the monthly award will be presented with specially made sports star certificates and the monthly winner receives a free ticket to the annual presentation and a specially struck medallion from Wimmera Trophies and Gifts.