The following is all of the information you need to know for the 31st Annual High School Football Awards Banquet:
The 31st annual Western New York High School Football Awards Banquet will be held on Saturday, December 16th at 12:30 pm at the Classics Banquet and Conference Center, 2425 Niagara Falls Blvd.
The purpose of the banquet is to recognize and honor the achievements of student athletes participating in interscholastic football and those who support high school football. Besides honoring the Buffalo News All-WNY Football Team and the All-WNY Academic Football Team, other awards that will be presented include:
Jim Burt Trophy – awarded to the outstanding defensive lineman.
Jim Dombrowski Award – awarded to the outstanding offensive lineman.
Shane Conlan Award – awarded to the outstanding linebacker.
Ron Pitts Award – awarded to the outstanding defensive back.
Player of the Year Awards – to the outstanding offensive and defensive players in each of the leagues for the section VI federation Monsignor Martin Association.
Allen Wilson Award – to a member of the media for their outstanding contribution to high school football.
Ron Jaworski Award – to the outstanding quarterback.
Gene Masters Award - to the coaches of the year, small schools.
Joe Foyle – to the coaches of the year, large schools.
Chuck Funke Award – to the outstanding players in the playoff games at Ralph Wilson Stadium.
Frank Constantino Award - to the JV coaches of the year.
James Lofton Award – to the outstanding receiver.
Ray Karney Award – Offensive MVP – MSGR Martin Association
Dick Wojciechowski Award – Defensive MVP – MSGR Martin Association
Mike Perry Memorial Award – Referees of the year
Unsung Players of the year – Tim Schwab Memorial Award
Jim Kelly Award – Underclassmen of the year
Buffalo Bills/ National Guard Award - High School Coach of the Year
Cross-Training Football Leadership Award
Buffalo News Player of the Year
Buffalo News Poll Champs
Zack Panebianco Award –Athletic Academic Excellence