The 74th Annual Athletes of the Year recognition and awards banquet will be held on May 15th, 2018 at Mendakota Country Club in Mendota Heights with Keynote Speaker Natalie Darwitz, three-time Olympic medalist and Head Women's Hockey Coach at Hamline University.

Tickets for the event are $30 per person or $225 for a table of eight and can be purchased by contacting the St. Paul Downtown Lions at

2018 Male Athlete of the Year Finalists

Robert Adams - Como Park

Grant Glazer - Park

Tre Jones - Apple Valley

Trey Rogers - Hastings

Gable Steveson - Apple Valley

Riley Wisniewski - Eagan

2018 Female Athlete of the Year Finalists

Shae Buchman - Rosemount

Zoe Culshaw-Klein - Tartan

Sunniva Dunnagan - St. Paul Central

McKenna Melville - Eagan

Tina Press - Park

Megan Welch - Lakeville North



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