H-R male nominee: Ryan Hoium of Lac qui Parle Valley
Lac qui Parle Valley
FOOTBALL: Hoium lettered three seasons as a running back. He ran for 577 yards and two touchdowns, averaging nearly five yards per carry, his senior year. He also caught seven passes for 91 yards. As a return specialist, he averaged 27.2 yards per punt return with two touchdowns and 24.1 yards per kickoff retuirn and a touchdown. In his career, he ran for 1,132 yards and six touchdowns, had 26 receptions and had six returns for touchdowns.
BASKETBALL: Hoium was a two-year letterwinner for the Eagles, Hoium averaged 3.1 points, 2.5 rebounds and 3 assists per game while shooting 76 percent from the free-throw line his senior year as a starting guard.
TRACK: Hoium helped the Eagles win two conference titles in his five years lettering on the varsity. He won conference individual titles in the 4x100 relay as a freshman and the 4x100 relay as a junior. He was second three times in the conference, including the 100 dash twice and in the 4x100 relay.