The Second Annual All-Phoenix Union Sports Awards Ceremony Was Held May 16

Posted by Communications on 5/16/2018

The second annual All-Phoenix Union Sports Awards Ceremony was held May 16, at Central High School, celebrating over 100 athletes, coaches, and athletic programs.   The event featured all 11 schools that offer interscholastic athletics in PUHSD.  Student recognitions included Male and Female Players of the Year for each team and individual sport, All-Academic Male and Female Athletes of the Year from each school and First Team All-Phoenix Union selections for each team sport. 

The Male and Female Athletes of the Year were announced.  South Mountain’s Raelynn Fair, a track athlete and Carl Hayden’s Fidel De Los Rios, track and cross country, receive scholarships from the Phoenix Union Foundation for Education.  Coach of the Year was North Swim coach David Smithers, who started the Mustang program 22 years ago.  Sportsmanship of the Year went to Alhambra, Athletic Director of the Year was Betty Fairfax’s Kevin Belcher.   The Athletic Program of the Year, for the second year in a row, is Betty Fairfax.