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Jasper Korn named football's Most Valuable Player


November 27, 2019

FOOTBALL AWARD WINNERS include, from left, Zach Luttmer, Iakona Howerton, Gavin Nichols, Cade Gaskey, Jasper Korn, Tye Moore and Cole Baxter. Not pictured are Sevin Carson, Jake Fanning, Austin Marler, Kyle Marler, Isaac Schaffer, Carson Smith and Tucker Weld.

Jasper Korn was named Most Valuable Player for the Sweet Home football team at its awards dinner Tuesday, Nov. 19.

Head Coach Dustin Nichol said the senior wide receiver was one of five candidates for the honor, voted on by players.

Korn "ran away with the votes," Nichol said. "There was no question of how this went."

He and other coaches said Korn has always displayed talent, which was a reason he was a starter as a sophomore and junior.

"Last year he had a tough season," Nichol said. "He just showed up to practice. He brought his lunchbox to work."

Assistant Coach Ryan Adams told how...

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