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2.25.19 | Scholar Athletes Recognized

NFF & Fiesta Bowl - Valley of the Sun Chapter 2018-2019 Scholar Athlete Class:
1st Team: Cale Gregory
3rd Team: Jake Farrell
Top 60: Zack Gray & Luke Roberts

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1.19.19 | Farrell Honored

Jake Farrell received the Arizona All-American First Team Football award

1.14.19 | 2018 Awards

Player of the Year: Jake Smith

Linebacker of the Year: Brock Locnikar

2018 5A Region Awards (Northeast Valley):

Player of the Year: Jake Smith

Defensive MVP: Brock Locnikar

Coach of the Year: George Prelock

2018 5A Team:

1st Team - WR/TE: Jake Smith, OL: Cade Bennett & LB: Brock Locnikar; 2nd Team - OL: Cale Gregory & DL: Grant Boyer; Honorable Mention - QB: Jake Farrell, RB: Dominick Mastro, TE: Luke Roberts, DB: Trey Cartledge, Underclassmen: James Jaquint

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12.19.18 | Smith Officially Signs w/ Texas

Media Articles:

Dynamic Arizona WR Jake Smith officially signs with Texas

Meet the Longhorns: Jake Smith brings Player of Year honors to Texas

Texas turns to four-star WR signee Smith to be slot solution

12.14.18 | Sports360AZ All-Academic Football Team (5A)

1st Team: Gregory (4.38 weighted GPA, 3.97 unweighted GPA), Elsholz (4.21 weighted GPA), Locnikar (4.11 weighted GPA, 3.99 unweighted GPA)

Honorable Mentions: McKeon, Bennett, Butt, Boyer, Farrell, Smith, Garrison, Jaquint, Roberts, Brodar, Gray, Siegel

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12.12.18 | All-Conference Selections

Grant Boyer (DL), Brock Locnikar (LB), Cale Gregory (OL), & Jake Smith (Flex) have been recognized as 5A All-Conference First Team selections. Smith (WR) was also a 5A Top 25 Team selection. Click here for a complete listing.

12.11.18 | Smith Named AZ's First National Gatorade POY

In its 34th year of honoring the nation's most elite high school athletes, The Gatorade Company announced Jake Smith as the 2018-19 Gatorade National Football Player of the Year. Smith won the award for his accomplishments on and off the field, joining a group of previous winners that includes Emmitt Smith (1986-87, Escambia High School, Fla.), Matthew Stafford (2005-06 Highland Park High School, Texas) and Christian McCaffrey (2012-13, 2013-14, Valor Christian High School, Colo.).

Smith is now a finalist for the most prestigious award in high school sports, the Gatorade Male High School Athlete of the Year award, which is announced at a special ceremony prior to The ESPY Awards in July.

Click here for Jake's Gatorade Profile

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2018 AIA State Tournament:

12.06.18 | Smith Named Gatorade AZ POY

Gatorade announced Jake Smith as its 2018-19 Gatorade Arizona Football Player of the Year. Smith is the 1st Gatorade Arizona Football Player of the Year to be chosen from Notre Dame Prep. In addition, he was named to Gatorade's "Top 3 Watch List" for the Gatorade National Player of the Year. Click here for more information.

11.16.18 | Saints Advance to the "5A" State Championship

11.14.18 | 2018 Northeast Valley All-Region Team

Jake Smith (Player of the Year), Brock Locnikar (Defensive Player of the Year), Coach Prelock (Coach of the Year) [click here]

1st Team - Trey Cartledge (DB), Grant Boyer (DL), Brock Locnikar (LB), Cade Bennett (OL), Cale Gregory (OL), Jake Farrell (QB), Zack Gray (WR/TE), Dominick Mastro (RB), Jake Smith (RB) / 2nd Team - James Garrison (DB), Connor Butt (LB), Henry Simon (OL), Luke Roberts (WR/TE) [click here]

10.31.18 | Locnikar Earns Doherty Medallion

The Grand Canyon State Gridiron Club has announced the recipients of the Ed Doherty Award Week 10 Performance Medallions, which includes Ben Locnikar from Notre Dame Prep.

"Locnikar leads a young core of NDP defensive players with 119 tackles, 88 of which were solo tackles and 17 of which were for a loss. During the Saints’ 47-35 win over Phoenix Paradise Valley, he recorded 14 tackles, 11 of which were solo." Click here to read the complete article.

10.26.18 | Back-To-Back Undefeated Regular Seasons

The Saints finished the season with a perfect 10-0 record for the second consecutive year.

9.27.18 | Smith Recognized by the Grand Canyon State Gridiron Club

The Grand Canyon State Gridiron Club announced Jake Smith as a Week 5 Performance Medallion recipient. Smith caught 6 passes for 160 yards, 4 touchdowns, & added a rushing TD in a 58-14 victory over Cactus Shadows. The Ed Doherty Award will be announced at a luncheon on Dec. 8.

9.24.18 | Jake Smith Named 2019 Under Armour All-American

Under Armour officially made Jake Smith an Under Armour All-American with a special jersey presentation on September 24, 2018. The Texas commit has 24 TDs through 6 games.

The game will take place on Jan. 3 at Camping World Stadium in Orlando, Fla. and will be televised live on ESPN2 at 6 p.m. EST.

8.30.18 | Jake Smith Named AZ Cardinals Player of the Week

Jake Smith named Arizona Cardinals Player of the week for his week two performance against Sunnyslope on August 24th, 2018.

Final stats:

•16 carries for 237 rushing yards
• 8 catches for 117 receiving yards
• 75-yard KO return for TD
• 6 total TDs

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