The Classic Center, Athens, GA
The “Best of Preps” banquet honors athletes from 17 public and private schools in our coverage area who have created a legacy on and off the field of play.
OnlineAthens/Athens Banner-Herald knows the importance of local high school sports in our area. We have a long standing tradition of recognizing student-athletes across our community through daily coverage of their performance, dedication and achievements throughout the school year in both our print and digital products.
The Best of Preps High School Sports Awards Banquet provides a unique opportunity to celebrate these high school student-athletes for their hard work on and off the playing field. At the event, we recognize outstanding Athens area youth in 19 sports attending 17 different public and private schools in Clarke, Oconee, Barrow, Jackson, Madison and Oglethorpe counties.
One outstanding male and female athlete from this All Area Team will be named The Piedmont Athens Regional "Athlete of the Year”.
Other awards presented at the banquet include:
The Pilgrim's Pride "Academic Athlete of the Year” (male and female)
The OnlineAthens “Coach of the Year”
The Akins Arena's “Most Versatile Athlete of the Year”
"Comeback Player of the Year”
The Nakanishi "Unsung Hero of the Year"
"Community LEADer of the Year Award"
The MVP School of Sports "Freshman of the Year."
To see a full list of fall sports nominees please click here.
To see a full list of fall All-Area Teams please click here.
Tickets are $40 and include dinner, photo opportunity, and program. Please use the click here for ticket button above to reserve your seat today.
If you would like more information on nominating an outstanding high school athlete, becoming a sponsor, or more information on tickets please contact our Director of Marketing, Tina Laseter, at 706-208-2318 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.