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HEADLINER ATHLETES OF THE WEEK – Madison White and Marijka Hugie – October 26, 2020

BEAR RIVER HIGH - October 26, 2020

Madison White and Marijka Hugie are this week’s featured Headliner Athletes of the Week at - sponsored by Chanshare Farms. Thank you for supporting local journalism and high school sports in the Bear River Valley!


For the second time this season Bear River High’s Madison White is this week’s Headliner Athlete of the Week for cross-country.

Madison broke her own school record (18:49) with a great time of 18:45 and took 5th place individually at the 4A state cross-country championships on Oct. 21.

“Madi is a special person as a competitor, team captain, friend, student, teammate and human being. We couldn't ask for more. She gave the team everything she had. Her career is completely incredible,” said Bear River High cross-country Coach Dan Line.

In her high school career on the cross-country course, Madison has had three runner ups and an individual championship both at region (2019) and at Cache Box (2020). She was also an integral part of the first two Cache Box titles (2018 and 2019) for the girls’ program and another region title for the girls in (2019).

She is the first girl to medal twice at state and to cap it off she was part of the past two 4A Girls Academic State championships teams for the Lady Bears.

“We look forward to the great things she will do in college. She is the most accomplished girls distance runner ever at Bear River and she deserves that recognition in every way,” said Line.

Madison is a senior at Bear River High School and is the daughter of Jared and Kim White.


Marijka Hugie, a senior at Bear River High School is this week’s Headliner Athlete of the Week for her contribution to the Bear River High volleyball team this year.

On Oct. 24, she had four digs against Mountain Crest High School. So far this season Marijka has had 40 aces, 127 digs and 13 kills.

“Marijka served really well and had great digs this week,” said Bear River High School volleyball coach Jana Brown.

“She was willing to play any position we asked - whatever was best for the team,” Brown added.

Marijka is the daughter of Marty and Claudia Hugie.


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