High School Sports

Dreher's Stoudenmire gets Red Zone award

Dreher senior kicker Kurt Stoudenmire has been nominated as an Old Spice® Red Zone Player of the Year.

Stoudenmire was 8-for-9 in PAT kicks and 3-for-4 in field goal attempts this season, and was among the top punters in the state this season while averaging 41.3 yards on 25 attempts.

As a result of this achievement, Stoudenmire is among a select group of players who are eligible to be selected as a national Red Zone Player of the Year and be honored in a full-page feature in USA Today in February.

For the eighth straight year, Old Spice® is recognizing high school football players who go above and beyond the call of duty, particularly in the Red Zone. The program honors athletes who are able to elevate their play and step up when the heat is really on. These athletes embody leadership, performance and desire, and serve as examples to their teammates on and off the field.

High school coaches across the country are naming one player from their team as their Player of the Year. Each team’s Player of the Year will receive a certificate to acknowledge his accomplishment.

He is also eligible to be named one of 50 national Players of the Year. The top 50 players nationwide will be named Red Zone Players of the Year and will receive a plaque and other awards.