We would like to offer special thanks to the following individuals and organizations that helped make MEDIA DAY and the whole HS Sports Insider experience a huge success. When we asked our student athletes what they enjoyed about the experience, a few had this to say:

“It was something new, fun, and really hot. But besides the heat, it was a great experince!” – Nephi Sewell DHHS

“Everyone being so nice and being highlighted was a lot of fun!” – Hattie Erekson PVHS 

“The whole experience has been amazing. All the interviews and pictures have been sweet! It’s been an honor to be able to participate in this.” – Nicholas McDaniel HHS

“It was really fun and cool to take the pictures. Can’t wait for the magazine!” – Laynee Wells DHHS

“I really like how everyone was so nice and the environment was very welcoming and fun!” – Jenny Stewart SCHS

“Everyone was very friendly. There was a great atmosphere. Thanks for everything!” – Ashley Vanfleet CHS

“I liked the professional feel. I felt like I was actually a person that would be in Sports Illustrated.” – Thomas Christiansen HHS

“I liked the whole experience of doing it just like the pros.” – Taylor Bottema DHS

“The wonderful hospitality, delicious food, and amazing people in charge. I loved the photographer and really enjoyed everything about the experience overall.” – Jesse Barraclough HHS

“I liked being with other athletes from other teams, the food, and just the overall experience.” – Jackson Nowatzke SCHS

“The people! The photographer was awesome and Joe was so kind! I love Laura, she is so sweet. Positive energy and environment. So fun, thanks a ton!” – Madi Hansen DHHS

“Really easy to work with, food, the whole thing was fun.” – Koalman Kimber CHS

“The picture taking made me feel kinda like a superstar and the bag I got was nice.” – Mason Wiley PVHS

Thanks to Desert Hills High School and Principal Rusty Taylor, Coaches Carl Franke and Gabriel Sewell, Classic Sports, Xtreme Graphix, Southgate Golf Course, & Hidden Valley Heights.