Junior awards the most contested
There are three nominees for the South Waikato Sportsperson of the Year award.
The trio are mountainbiker Mike Northcott, woodchopper Charles Hall and wheelchair tennis player Jacqueline Court- ier. The winner of the award and of the the other categories which include coach, team, referee and junior sportsman and woman will be named at an awards ceremony on November 17.
There are 40 nominees across eight categories; with most nominating for the junior sportsman and sportswoman awards.
The full list of nominees will be published in next week’s edition of the South Waikato News.