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Athlete of the Week

The Tire Recycle Athlete of the Week is awarded to outstand rural and urban athletes etc. To nominate an athlete fill in this form.

Awarded on: October 25, 2011

Michael Fochtberger

Michael Fochtberger

Garden Valley (AAAA)

Sports: Soccer

Michael Fochtberger of the Garden Valley Zodiacs soccer team in Winkler is this week’s Tri-Star Rural High School athlete of the week.

This 5’9” midfielder led his team to gold at the Provincial Rural Soccer Championships in Winkler, earning MVP honours.  He also led his team to victory earlier in the year at the Stonewall tournament and at the Zone IV Championships.  Fochtberger had 13 goals in 19 games this season.  Coach Lorne Warkentine states, “Michael is the quite leader of the team who has patiently helped the coaching staff draw out the best from his teammates throughout the season.  This talented athlete is very humble and a pleasure to coach.”

In his grade 12 year he maintains an academic average of 80%.


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