More than 1,500 votes were tallied for the 23 Sports Ticket boys and girls Team of the Year awards.
Le-Win football went 14-0 and secured the Class 1A state championship with a 21-20 win over Tuscola at Huskie Stadium in DeKalb. The Panthers scored 620 points while only allowing 166 in 2017.
Durand girls volleyball made it to the state tournament for the first time in program history after beating West Prairie in the Super-Sectionals 25-17, 25-21. The Bulldogs lost in the state semifinals in three sets, but bounced back to defeat Newark 25-19, 25-19 to take home a third place trophy.