Odom, Maynard win big awards at DCHS football banquet

January 10, 2009

Senior linebacker, Chris Odom, was named the 2008 DCHS Football Most Valuable Player at Saturday night's awards banquet, sponsored by the DCHS Quarterback Club. Odom led the Tiger defense in tackles, this past season, was an All-Region selection, the Upper Cumberland's Best Linebacker, and was considered for Dream Team and All Mid-State honors, this season, as well. Odom was a four-year member of the Tiger football team. The Tigers set many program records en route to final record of 9-3 in 2008.

Meanwhile, DCHS senior, Avarie Maynard, was named Most Valuable Cheerleader for the 2008 football season. Maynard was a senior captain, a four-year member of the cheerleading squad, and one of only three seniors on the 2008 DCHS football cheerleading squad.

Other football awards were as follows:

Best Offensive Player: Hunter Poteete

Best Defensive Player: Logan Roller

Best Offensive Lineman: Josh Emberton

Best Defensive Lineman: Nick Lester

Best Offensive Back: Matt Lawrence

Best Defensive Back: J.J. Herriott

Best Receiver: Abram Edwards

Best Linebacker: John Curtis

Best Special Teams Player: Zach Taylor

Most Improved: Tom West

Clay Edwards Memorial Tiger Pride Award: Matt Lawrence

Other cheerleading awards were as follows:

Best Stunts: Kidman Puckett

Most Spirited: Quincie Winchester

Best Jumps: Krysta Ferrell

Best Dance: Macy Felts

Most Improved: Erin Colwell

D.E.A.R. Award: April Hale

Macy Felts, Krysta Ferrell, Lela Ambrose, Kidman Puckett, and Johnna Roller were also given Perfect Attendance awards for not missing any practices throughout the course of the season.

The annual DCHS Football banquet was held Saturday night at Elizabeth Chapel Baptist Church.

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