Athlete of the Week
The Tire Recycle Rural High School Athlete of the Week is Michael Wirth of the Morden Thunder Track & Field team.
This 5’11” thrower won his 4th consecutive Zone 4 championship in discus and shot put. He followed that up with gold in the discus with a throw of 44.63 m, and silver in the shot put with a throw of 13.68 m at the Milk Provincial Track & Field Championships. Coach Jeremy Winslow states, “Michael is thoughtful and conscientious when dealing with peers and has no difficulty competing in the spirit of good sportsmanship and fair play. He is very encouraging toward teammates and fellow competitors.”
This grade 12 student maintains an 84% average, while also participating in volleyball, cross country, and badminton.