Football players receive awards

This article submitted by Kyle Nehowig on 12/22/99.

The Paynesville Bulldogs football team ended their season by receiving numerous individual awards.

All Conference Honorable Mention went to Adam Miller and Joe Nosbush. Adam was a great offensive tackle for the Bulldogs and came on at the end of the year to play some great defensive end for Paynesville.

Joe was the Bulldogs' leading tackler for the season and is on pace to break some career defensive records at Paynesville.

All Conference players were running backs Ben Bork and Jeff Voss, along with lineman Steve Flint.

Ben and Jeff led the Bulldogs in rushing the past season with a combined total of 1,807 yards on the ground. Jeff broke the single season rushing record with 1,184 yards and also scored 14 touchdowns. In addition to his rushing yards, Ben led the Bulldogs in passing by throwing for 315 yards and six touchdowns. He also led the conference in punt return average.

Flint, along with his fellow lineman, opened holes for the Bulldogs to rush for 2,239 yards, averaging more than five yards per carry. He also was one of the leaders of the Bulldogs' defense.

All Area honors went to Steve Flint, as named by The St. Cloud Times for the St. Cloud area, with Jeff Voss named honorable mention. The West Central Tribune named both Flint and Voss to its first team all-area team.

The Bulldogs finished the season 4-5. Captains for next year will be Joe Nosbush, Logan Louis, and Jon Schefers.

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