Sportsmanship Awards Announced
The LFFL recognizes players & teams for the Spring 2017 season through the first Sportsmanship awards. The following are those selections:
Leading into the Championship Day on Sunday, 6/18, referees voted for the Team Sportsmanship awards in each division. Congratulations to all of the coaches & players on the following teams for your exemplary sportsmanship throughout the season:
- K – 1st Division – Panthers
- 2nd – 3rd Division – Panthers
- 4th – 5th Division – Cowboys
- 6th – 8th Division – Cowboys
- Girls Division – Patriots
The criteria for the Michael Austin Coach’s Award includes the qualities of on-field sportsmanship, including fair play, respect for the game, coaches, refs and opponents, gives 100% to their team and has integrity in competition. The LFFL would like to recognize & reward the kids who exemplify the values and traits we are trying to teach and instill through our program, which are consistent with what Coach Michael Austin taught during his 30+ years coaching youth sports in Leominster.
On Championship Day, the players selected by their coaches participated in the Inaugural Sportsmanship Bowl (AFC vs. NFC). Those players are as follows:
Congratulations to all the award recipients. We are proud of all their efforts & look forward to future presentations of the Sportsmanship Award.