September - May KNUJ Player of the Week KNUJ AM 860 at 10:00am



The Player of the Week Show is sponsored by Burger King, 1922 South Broadway, New Ulm.


Tune in Saturday mornings to KNUJ AM 860 for the Player of the Week Show at 10:10 am….and also heard on-line at  The show is broadcast live from Burger King on South Broadway in New Ulm. The show is hosted by Sports Director Tom Wheeler and co-hosted by Doug Robertson.

 To Nominate a Player of the Week, click here to download the PDF form.

Future Player of the Year Banquet dates are:  Tuesday November 17, 2015

Banquets begin at 7 pm and are held at the Best Western Plus, New Ulm, following the fall and winter seasons.


Players of the Week are listed below: 

October 24, 2015
Volleyball – Mikaela Smith from Red Rock Central
Offensive Footbal – Kyle Schultz from Madelia
Defensive Footbal – Basant Dhami from New Ulm Cathedral 

October 15, 2015
Volleyball – Kian Morse from BOLD
Offensive Football – Adrean Castillo from New Ulm Cathedral 
Defensive Football – Zeke Haugen from St. Peter 

October 10, 2015
Volleyball – Mindy Poehler from Nicollet
Offensive Football – Sam Baier from Springfield 
Defensive Football – Chris Johnson from St. James

October 1, 2015
Volleyball – Julia Beckius from St. James
Volleyball – Jamie Goblirsch from Wabasso
Offensive Football – Caleb Kemp from Wabasso
Defensive Football – James Herzog from New Ulm Cathedral

September 26, 2015
Volleyball – Vishe Rabb from Springfield
Offensive Football – Michael Skillings from New Ulm Cathedral 
Defensive Football – Jack Kortuem from Madelia   

September 19, 2015
Volleyball – Abby Herding from Westbrook/Walnut Grove
Offensive Football – Josh Wong from MVL
Defensive Football – Jordan Osborne from Madelia

September 10, 2015
Volleyball – Mariah Paulson from Buffalo Lake/Hector/Stewart
Offensive Football – Brady Halverson from St. James 
Defensive Football – Collin Kerkhoff from Cedar Mountain/Comfrey 

September 5, 2015
Volleyball – Megan Krentz from Sibley East 
Offensive Football – Jordan Hillesheim from New Ulm Public
Defensive Football – Michael O’Callaghan from Springfield

August 27, 2015
Offensive Football – Avery Bachman from St. Peter
Defensive Football - Noah Edwards from Minnesota Valley Lutheran 

October 29, 2015
Volleyball – Katie Tuchtenhagen from Sibley East
Volleyball – Anna Mohr from New Ulm Cathedral
Offensive Football – Brody Bates from Sibley East

November 7, 2015
Volleyball – Kiana Johnson from Buffalo Lake/Hector/Stewart
Volleyball – Morgan Frank from Wabasso
Defensive Football – Austin Denn from Madelia













            To view past “Player of the Week” or to view the “Player of the Year Banquet” please click on of the links below:


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