The Czar's 2010 Awards

Here are my picks for various awards for the 11 Metro Area Conferences.  It will also include some of my favorite personal awards.

MVP Awards
Classic Lake: Joe Coleman-Hopkins
Classic Suburban: Mike Rostampour-Sibley
Lake: Tyus Jones - Apple Valley
MCAA:  Darian Pittman - Maranatha
Missota: Joel Hergott - Shakopee
Minneapolis City: Jordan Hughes - Henry and Alonzo Traylor - South
North Suburban : Calvin Godfrey - Robbinsdale Cooper
Northwest Suburban: Josh Pella - Champlin Park
St. Paul City: Estan Tyler - Johnson
Suburban East: Zach Riedeman - Forest Lake
Tri-Metro: Jalen Jaspers - De La Salle and Taylor Hanson - Minnehaha

Breakout Players
Classic Lake: Joe Coleman-Hopkins
Classic Suburban: Ryan Redmond - Mahtomedi
Lake: Grant Soderberg - Eden Prairie
MCAA:  SaVaughn Jordan - Maranatha
Missota: Adam Hjelter - Hutchinson
Minneapolis City: Ricky Collins - Minneapolis North
North Suburban: Seth Marx - Benilde-St. Margaret's
Northwest Suburban: Marcus Tyus - Anoka
St. Paul City: Bryale Winters - Humboldt
Suburban East:  David Stanley - Roseville
Tri-Metro: Jonah Travis - De La Salle

Coach of Year Awards

Classic Lake: Ken Novak - Hopkins
Classic Suburban: Keith Newman - Mahtomedi
Lake: Zach Goring - Apple Valley
MCAA: Dean Neumann - Lester Prairie/Holy Trinity
Missota: Larry McKenzie - Holy Angels
Minneapolis City: Bo Powell - Minneapolis North
North Suburban:  Dave Johnson - Cooper
Northwest Suburban: Mark Tuchscherer - Champlin Park
St. Paul City: Vern Simmons - Johnson
Suburban East: Dan Cremisino - Forest Lake and Keith Lockwood - White Bear Lake
Tri-Metro:Lance Johnson - Minnehaha

The Czar's Random Awards
Best Hot Dog: Cretin-Derham Hall
Best Taco in a Bag: Hopkins
Best Pizza: White Bear Lake (Donatelli's)

Most Unique Item: Minnehaha Academy's Chicken Wild Rice Soup
Best Value: $2 Taco in a Bag at Totino-Grace.
Worst Time to Not Pay the Light Bill: Chaska, for lights going out in last minute of a tight game with Apple Valley
Better than a Stairmaster award: Running up and down Chanhassen's bleachers
Worst place to lose (insert important item here) award: Elk River.  Small children can barely get through the opening to get under the bleachers to retrieve items that fall through.


  1. estan tyler is not mvp for st.paul city confrence

  2. i would really like to know how you can give the conference MVP of the Missota to Joel Hergott? This is very very hard for me to comprehend.

  3. Hergott was the do everything guy for the top team in the league. I love Danny Geiger but I can't give MVP to a player on 4th place team. I'm open to who you would have picked.

    The Hutchinson coach deserves the coach of the year hands down, major error when I wrote that.

  4. I would have picked Geiger. I understand that he is on the fourth place team, but he was the do everything player for that team he averaged 20 a game compared to Hergotts 13. Geiger had the ability to take over games, Hergott on the other hand did not. Ive seen Hergott play many times and both times he played Geigers team( New Prague) he had 4 and 5 points respectively. That doesnt say much to me. Maybe there is other criteria that I am unaware of but Geiger seemed to have still scored and done other things even when he was constantly face guarded or double teamed.Hergott is a good player but I dont think he is at the level Geiger is. Other players around the league such as Frechette or Hjelter could have been also at the top of this discussion. I agree with the Hutchinson coach, he did a great job.

  5. What are you giving bryale winters breakout player of the year in st.paul conference based on?

  6. Nobody knows who Winters is and he comes out and leads the league in scoring for a team that went from 2 wins to 14 wins.

  7. Have You Or Any Of Your Associates Seen Him Play??? Im Really Interested In Him??? I Heard He Hasnt Garnered Any Attention From Any Schools (D1,D2,D3 JUCO Etc..)

  8. I haven't seen him play in person. But I wouldn't be surprised if he turns out to have some nice numbers for somebody like a Vermillion, Anoka-Ramsey etc.


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