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First Naples Daily News Athlete of the Week by Babcock Ranch winner of 2022

Gulf Coast girls basketball player Katie Ambrose has been voted the Naples Daily News Athlete of the Week presented by Babcock Ranch for Dec. 13-Jan. 1.

Ambrose had gone viral on SportsCenter after nailing a three-pointer in the Tampa Bay Christmas Invitational. She also averaged 10.3 points per game as the Sharks went 6-1 during that stretch. 

The next poll will be posted Monday, Jan. 10, 2022. Winners receive an Athlete of the Week T-shirt, provided by BSN SPORTS.

Nominees are derived from scores and stats emailed in by Collier County’s coaches during the week. Coaches can email scores to [email protected] The deadline for each night’s results is 10:30 p.m.

Previously:See who won the NDN Athlete of the Week for Dec. 6-11

And:Athlete of the Week for Nov. 29-Dec. 4 sponsored by Babcock Ranch

The News-Press Athlete of the Week sponsored by Babcock Ranch

The nominees for Dec. 13-Jan. 1 were:

Boys Basketball

Hasleem Cine, Golden Gate: Cine

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Notable former Ohio State football players Week 16 offensive performances

It is finally game week for the Ohio State Buckeyes as they are set to take on the Utah Utes on Saturday in the Rose Bowl. The game will no doubt be bitter-sweet as playing in the Rose Bowl is still a great honor, but at the end of the day, Ohio State is not in the CFP. Right or wrong, that’s how things are measured these days on the banks of the Olentangy.

Despite all of the excitement surrounding the Rose Bowl, we are here to discuss former Buckeye legends and their careers in the NFL. The following is a breakdown of how these former Ohio State offensive stars played in the NFL this week.

Joe Burrow, Cincinnati Bengals

Joe Burrow threw for 525 yards against the Ravens on Sunday, which was the fourth-highest single-game total in NFL history. Credit: USA TODAY Sports

The Cincinnati Bengals demolished the

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Cleveland Browns vs. Green Bay Packers – NFL Week 16 (12/25/21) | Kickoff, How to Watch

Are you ready for some Christmas Day football?!

The NFL takes to the field on the lovely holiday with a pair of excting matchups, including a key game in the AFC playoff picture, as the Cleveland Browns look to keep their playoff hopes alive when they head to Lambeau Field to take on the Green Bay Packers.

The Browns come into Saturday just days removed from a heartbreaking loss at the hands of the Las Vegas Raiders. Despite missing quarterbacks Baker Mayfield and Case Keenum due to COVID, third-stringer Nick Mullens helped give the Browns a lead late in the game. However, a late drive by the Raiders, capped off by a Daniel Carlson field goal to Cleveland back to 7-7 with a 16-14 defeat.

The Browns are now last in the AFC North, as they are the lone team in

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Vikings’ Justin Jefferson Has Strong Message on Week 11 vs. Packers


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Vikings wide receiver Justin Jefferson described his excitement for his first true Vikings-Packers border battle.

Playing his rookie year in an empty U.S. Bank Stadium due to the pandemic, Minnesota Vikings receiver Justin Jefferson has yet to experience the energy on hand for the team’s border battles with the Green Bay Packers.

Approaching Sunday’s first meeting with the NFC North-leading Packers, Jefferson spoke on his excitement surrounding his first Vikings-Packers game in a full stadium while backing his big-game readiness.

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‘These Types of Games I Live For’

In a press conference on Thursday, Jefferson described the Vikings’ energy over the week approaching their first matchup with the Packers.

“You can feel the energy around here when we play the Packers,” Jefferson said in a Nov. 18 press conference

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