This week, our athletes represent Tallmadge High School.
Collin Dixon is a three sport athlete, participating in Football, Basketball, and Track. In football, he is a Senior Team Captain and 3 year letter winner. He has been named to the 1st team Suburban league 3 times, 1st team district twice, 1st team All Ohio twice and NEO Inland District D3 OPOY once.
In basketball, he is a 2 year letter winner and has been named to the 1st team Suburban League twice and 2nd Team District once.
In Track, he is a two year letter winner and has been named to the 1st Team Suburban League twice.
Collin is an outstanding role model and student in our school. He holds a 4.07 GPA He is part of Senior Class Executive Committee and is a regular in the stands of the sports he isn't competing in. Collin has opened his recruitment back up for football after a coaching change at Wisconsin, where we had previously committed to.
Maya Dexter is a two-sport athlete, competing in volleyball and basketball. She serves as a captain on the volleyball team and has earned many accolades during her time with the team:
3 year letter winner
1st Team All Suburban League
1st Team All Ohio District III 2022
Defensive Player of the Year
Great Akron Player of the Year Nominee
1st Team All Ohio District III 2021
Honorable Mention All Suburban League
Most Digs in a Season record (497)
1st in the suburban for digs
2x District Champ
District Runner Up
4x Scholar Athlete
In basketball, Maya is, to this point, a 3 year letter winner. She also serves as a captain, along with the following honors:
1st Team All Suburban 2021
Honorable Mention All-Suburban League 2019
3 Letter winner
Offensive Player of the Year
Defensive Player of the year
1st Team All Suburban League 2020
Honorable Mention All district
3x Scholar Athlete
Off the court, Maya holds a 4.41 GPA and is involved in Leaders in Action, Student Senate, Class Officers, Pep Club and National Honor Society. She is an extraordinary citizen of Tallmadge High School and proud to have her walk our halls. She is undecided on her college choice and if she wants to continue her athletic careers at the next level.
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