As if on schedule, frigid temperatures are signaling the conclusion of the fall sports season. Most fall sports are wrapping up this month before the winter sports season kicks off. Here are this months nominees for Allen County Area Athlete of the Month.
Drew Wilhite Last season as a freshman, Wilhite led the Humboldt boys cross country team to state, and featured as the Cubs number-one runner. Although the Cubs missed the opportunity to reach team as a state this season, Wilhite managed to place sixth at Humboldts region meet, and advance to state as an individual.
Zach Beckmon A first-year player on the gridiron for the Crest Lancers, Beckmon has been a key weapon on offense. Against Southern Coffey County on Oct. 18, Beckmon earned 235 yards rushing on 14 carries.