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Oliver Ames Football and Cheerleading Recognizes its Own at Banquet

Tigers gave out awards for last year and named captains for next year

From the Oliver Ames Football Boosters:

Over 250 players, coaches, cheerleaders, family members and guests attended the 2013 OA High School Football and Cheerleading Banquet Sunday Night at Oliver Ames High School.

After a delicious meal provided by Georgio’s of Brockton, the ceremony was kicked off by Booster President Bill Gagliardi. First up to the podium was Coach Jim Artz with a well-choreographed music and slide show of key plays during the year.  Next was the OA Cheerleading group. They thanked the boosters and other guests and sponsors for their support during the year and especially for assisting in fundraising for their trip to Florida where they performed in the Russell Athletic Citrus bowl.

Coach Artz kicked off the football portion of the evening where varisty letters and awards were handed out to athletes from all teams. Coaches and 2012 team captains all made presentations to highlight personal achievements. Below is a listing of the awards and the 2013 Varsity Team Captains.

2012 Season Awards

Most Valuable Player Award: Greg Cummings

Defensive Player of the Year Award: Sean Kelly

Offensive Player of the Year Award:Saint Clair Ryan

Most Improved Player Award: Steve Treannie

D.J. Henry Coach’s Award: Mike McMillan

The David Bulman Courage Award: Brandon Gagliardi

Sportsmanship Award: Mike Welch

Lineman of the Year Award: Matt Walker

Unsung Hero Award: Danny Louko

Scholar Award: Sean McCarthy

2013 Captains

Chris Duggan

Dan McCarthy

Jake Fitzgerald

Josh Briggs

Nick Cidado

Freshman Awards

Offensive Player of the Year: Sam Kelly

Defensive Player of the Year: Shawn Cardoza

MVP: Andrew Callahan

2013 Cheerleading Captains

Jacquey Gover and Conley Brown

Thank you to all the individuals and sponsors who supported the OA Football program last year. You are helping to lead the way in the rebuilding process of the football program and the kids and coaches would not be able to enjoy the experience without your generosity!

Also, thanks to Pat Maguire at Patch, John Quattrucci at the Easton Journal, Jason Daniels at ECAT, and Barbara Doucette Photography for their coverage of the Tigers.

Looking forward to another successful season of OA Football next season!

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