Youth-HS Soccer

Gatorade POY

Gatorade Female High School Player of the Year

One of our favorite events every year is the Gatorade Player of the Year banquet which honors the best high school athletes in the nation. Winners are selected based on athletic excellence, academic achievement and exemplary character. Since its inception 29 years ago, the Gatorade Player of the Year program has become one of the most prestigious high …

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Heidi Klum

Supermodels & Stars Show Up for Annual Up2Us Gala Supporting Youth Sports

The stars showed up for the 2nd Annual Up2Us Gala in New York City on Wednesday (May 14) including supermodel and TV host Heidi Klum rocking a stunning leopard-print skirt and corn rows. Klum was joined on the red carpet by an eclectic mix of supporters that included Sandra Bernhard and Kyle Maclachlan along with athletes Sarah Hughes, Prince Amukamara, …

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Gatorade POY Morgan Andrews & Abby Wambach

Soccer Player Morgan Andrews Chosen As Gatorade Female Athlete Of The Year

Midfielder Morgan Andrews walked into the media room clutching her Gatorade Athlete of the Year award. And she carried it with her all night long – even to the rooftop pool party at the W Hotel in Hollywood after the ceremony. The incoming Notre Dame freshman was named the 2012-13 Gatorade National High School Athlete …

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Soccer Player Julia Blanco is Making a Difference

At Pretty Tough we get to see lots of incredible girls doing incredible things and wanted to bring your attention to one special girl we just had the pleasure of working with on a unique soccer event. Julia Blanco will be a senior at the Polytechnic School in Pasadena this fall.  She is on the varsity soccer and …

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Vote Now to Help Julie Foudy Send a Deserving Girl to the Olympics #NGWSD

I love playing sports for a long list of reasons, but I especially love sports because they help define who we are: Sports give you confidence. Sports give you strength. Sports give you a voice (hence, the nickname Loudy Foudy). :) Sports teach teamwork and leadership. Yet too often we focus on the win/loss column without …

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[Video] Meet Morgan Brian: Gatorade’s 2011 Female Athlete of the Year

As a recently graduated high school senior, attacking center midfielder Morgan Brian already has career stats that any soccer pro would envy. This past spring season she led her high school, Fredericka Academy in St. Simons, Georgia, to a 17-2-1 record and a fourth straight Georgia Independent School Association Class AA state title. Her contribution …

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High school soccer player Morgan Brian is Gatorade Female Athlete of the Year

Now in its 26th year of honoring the nation’s elite high school athletes with the Gatorade Player of the Year award, The Gatorade Company presented the ninth annual Gatorade High School Athlete of the Year awards to the nation’s best overall male and female high school athletes this evening. In the female category, senior Morgan …

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Sporty Saturday Spotlight 10-10-09

This Saturday the sporty spotlight shines bright on sixteen-year-old soccer player and skateboarder, Alex Espinoza. Check out the interview below where Alex shares her thoughts on fear and an amazing pic. Name: Alex(us) Espinoza Age: 16 Sport(s): Soccer and Skateboarding Hometown: La Habra High School/Middle School/College: La Habra High School What’s your fave sport? Soccer …

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