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Buffalo Sports Page is teaming up with Southtowns Trophy to create the BSP Athlete Of The Week Award. The Award will recognize the efforts and achievements of young athletes throughout WNY with recognition on buffalosportspage.com and a unique award from Southtowns Trophy. The first award will be announced on April 28th during the Buffalo Sports Page radio show on WECK 1230 AM (Saturdays 10-noon). Details on criteria for eligibility and how to apply are as follows:

Eligibility: Any amateur athlete in WNY ages 8-18 (Senior in High School)

Nomination: Athletes may be nominated by a relative, coach, teacher, or teammate. Athletes may not nominate his or herself.

Submission: Athlete nominations will on be accepted via email to sylvesterpeckmedia@gmail.com

Submission must include: Name, age, school or team, sport, coach, picture (if available), and
reason for nomination (ie great performance, sportsmanship)

All submission must be emailed by Thursday at noon to sylvesterpeckmedia@gmail.com

Award: The BSP Athlete of the Week Presented by Southtowns Trophy will be announced each week on the Buffalo Sports Page Radio. An announcement on the BSP website will also be posted, and the person submitting the nomination will also be notified. The winner will be required to pick up their award at Southtowns Trophy, 6165 W, Quaker Rd, Orchard Park NY.

For more information, please contact Kevin Sylvester or Paul Peck at sylvesterpeckmedia@gmail.com.

To learn more about Southtowns Trophy, visit southtownstrophy.com

Kevin Sylvester

Kevin Sylvester has over 20 years of experience in media, working for stations, professional sports teams, leagues, and national broadcast entities. This experience includes being an announcer for NHL, NBA, NCAA Football, NCAA Basketball, NCAA Hockey, and The PGA Tour. Kevin also served as the producer for the Buffalo Sabres post-game show, executive producer for a Sabres radio show, and started his own media production company, All Square Media LLC in 2008. All Square Media serves as the executive producer of the Tee 2 Green TV and Radio shows (created by Kevin), handling distribution, sponsorship sales, fulfillment, and production of the shows.

Kevin's business background extends beyond broadcasting. He served as the Director of Amateur Athletics for WNY Arena LLC (Key Bank Center in Buffalo), procuring major amateur sporting events for Buffalo, NY. The major highlights include two sold out NCAA Tournaments First and Second Rounds (2007, 2010), and the 2011 IIHF U20 World Championships (Kevin co-wrote the winning bid, and served on the organizing committee for USA Hockey). Kevin created The Duster Challenge in 2016, a local 18 hole putting competition, and serves as an advisor to WNY golf ball company, OnCore Golf.

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