Representatives from all five Ladue-Frontenac-Olivette-area high school's made this week's Athlete of the Week candidate list. Fans can vote for a winner through 5 p.m. Thursday.
We've scoured the stat sheets and news wires and found deserving Athlete of the Week candidates from all five local high schools, and now we've officially opened up the voting to let the fans tell us, who should get this week's honor. We'll keep the ballots open until 5 p.m. Thursday, and we encourage all fans to make sure they vote in this week's poll. Here are this week's Patch MVP Athlete of the Week nominees:
No. 1-ranked and undefeated Bombers will take on No. 2-ranked Maryville (MO) in state championship game, Friday afternoon at the Edward Jones Dome in St. Louis.
GAMEDAY PREVIEW -- CLASS 3 SHOW-ME BOWL CHAMPIONSHIP GAME MARYVILLE SPOOFHOUNDS (14-0) vs. JOHN BURROUGHS BOMBERS (13-0) EDWARD JONES DOME -- NOVEMBER 23, 2012 -- 1 p.m. ST. LOUIS -- They have been waiting 363 days for the chance to fix something that happened in a heartbreaking instant that cost them a state title. Their all-world, four-star rated running back, who's headed to Ohio State next season, was about to score a game-tying touchdown in the final seconds of the Class 3 Show-Me Bowl championship game last year. But before he could, some unnamed defender swooped in and knocked the ball out of his hands, forcing a fumble that cost John Burroughs its second straight shot at winning state. And since the moment that game ended, the …