Wishes for a healthy, happy 2021

Rick Peterson, Top Sports News Writer


You’d be hard-pressed to find anyone who isn’t chomping at the bit to start a brand new year and put the disappointment and struggles of 2020 behind them.

That includes athletes, coaches and teams at all athletic levels who have dealt with the uncertainty caused by the coronavirus for nearly 10 months.

Everybody is in search of some positivity in their lives and here’s some wishes for the new year that could help in that regard:

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Rick Peterson, Top Sports News Writer


Trevion Alexander

Trevion Alexander, Topeka West

A 6-foot-3 senior, Alexander was a first-team All-City selection last season, helping lead West to a 14-8 record and an eight-win improvement over the 2018-19 season. Alexander was a second-team All-Centennial League pick and averaged 12.9 points, 5 rebounds, 3 assists and 1.5 steals. Alexander is averaging 28.2 points this season for the 4-0 Chargers, with two 30-plus outings.

Joe Berry

Joe Berry, Washburn Rural

Berry, a 6-3 senior, earned All-City top-five honors for the second straight season after averaging 17 points and 5 rebounds and leading the Junior Blues to a 16-5 record and a share of the Centennial League title. He was named Centennial League co-player of the year. Berry, who helped Rural post a runner-up state finish as a sophomore, is averaging 13 points this season for 3-1 Rural.

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