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Waterloo High School is proud to announce the Athletes of the Month for October. Special thanks to our sponsors, Stacy Butler with Edward Jones and The Amy Hank Team with Keller Williams Realty.

Female Athlete of the Month: Ellie Schwehr

Girls Basketball -  Ellie is one of the Senior leaders and captains of the basketball team. She sets an outstanding example of what we want in a student athlete on and off the court every day. She was also a key player on the volleyball team that made a deep run in the postseason. After a long volleyball season, she was only able to take one day off before starting basketball where she continues fueling Waterloo Athletics success. Ellie deserves this recognition because what she offers on the court doesn't always show up in the box score. She is a lockdown defender that consistently limits one of the other teams best players. She has a high motor in games and never has to come off the floor. She stepped up in big moments and reached double figures in scoring on only 6 shot attempts to help us to a championship victory in our season opening tournament. She is extremely reliable and demonstrates excellent character for younger athletes in our program. She is a great student in the classroom as well. In my opinion, Ellie is the perfect choice to spotlight as athlete of the month.


Male Athlete of the Month: Brady Stumpf 

Bowling - Out of 188 bowlers, Brady was the tournament champion at the Collinsville Zach LeCuyer Invitational Tournament. He averaged 234 through 6 games, leading Waterloo to a 2nd place team finish out of 30 teams. Brady demonstrates the 4 character awards in the following ways:

Competitive- Brady led the team last year in season average, and is leading the team again this year.

Dedicated- Brady not only tries his hardest at scheduled practices, he shows up after the men's league from 10- 10:30 PM when the conditions are very difficult to challenge himself and prepare for the next tournament on his own time.

Disciplined- Brady shows discipline as he helps others on the team. I have overheard him many times talking about strategy with varsity and JV players on what he sees that could help to back up coaches' perspectives. He offers advice to others while showing understanding.

Passionate- There is no other bowler that shows passion for the sport like Brady. I have not known any other student-bowler that has bowled as many games as Brady. He is constantly working on improving, and is open to changing his game to meet a changing lane condition.