VOTE For The 2016 Chatham-Kent Male Athlete Of The Year

With 2016 coming to a close, we’re looking to name our 2016 Chatham-Kent Male and Female Athlete’s of the Year, and we’re opening the voting up to you.

There are two ways to vote, click the poll below, or on our homepage, and comment below. A click on the poll counts as one vote, and a comment counts as one vote, giving every reader up to two votes per computer. Facebook comments, and Twitter Retweets also count.

Next week, we’ll narrow it to our Final Four and let you vote again. When the New Year arrives, we’ll announce our Chatham-Kent Male and Female Athletes of the Year for 2016. Make sure you share this post, email to friends, and rally your communities to vote for your hometown hero.

Here are the nominees for the 2016 Chatham-Kent Male Athlete of the Year (in alphabetical order)


The nominees: Jordan Durston, Steve Eldridge, Kelton Evans, Andy Fantuz, Seth Griffith, Lee Kucera, Dillon Liberty, James McEwan, Casey McGee, Jonah Pataki, Joe Perry, Joseph Raaymakers, Brendan Van Herk, Luke Van Rycheghem, Nick Wammes.

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    Lisa Johnson 3 years

    Great accomplishments this year Lee!

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    Donna Kucera 3 years

    An outstanding year in baseball and track and field.

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      Janice Young 3 years

      Congrats to Lee on such a great year!

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    Donna Kucera 3 years

    Great representative on the world stage!

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    Jana Kucera 3 years

    Lee Kucera

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    Rick Kucera 3 years

    Congrats for one memorable year!

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    Asha 3 years

    Lee kucera

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    logan 3 years

    Lee Kucera

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    Emily Saunders 3 years

    Lee Kucera, medals at provincial and national level for baseball and track.

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    Logan Kucera 3 years

    Lee Kucera

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    LuAnn Provost 3 years

    Steve Eldridge! his determination and commitment are undeniable.

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    Donna j. Babcock 3 years

    Jonah had an outstanding year with Queens Universty in Kingston.

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    Wayne Burey 3 years

    Congratulations Lee Kucera

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    Lisa 3 years

    Steve”ElDiablo”Eldridge

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    Ken 3 years

    Watching Casey Play has been a joy!

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    Janet 3 years

    Amazing year so far Dillon Liberty!

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    Art Adams 3 years

    Nick Wammes competed in a World Championship!

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    Penny 3 years

    Congrats on the nomination Lee!! A direct result of commitment, hard work and great dedication! You deserve it!

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    Kylie Thain 3 years

    Steve Eldridge, no one works as hard as he does!

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    Crystal 3 years

    Steve u an amazeing and dedicated young man and athlete u always give it 110%and train hard u truly deserve this honour good luck

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    Royal Church 3 years

    Lee is an outstanding student-athlete, congratulations on an excellent year.

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    George 3 years

    Casey Mcgee had an astonishing year

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    Kelly Mcgee 3 years

    You’ve had an outstanding year Casey. Congratulations on been nominated.

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    Kelly 3 years

    You’ve had an outstanding year playing soccer, basketball,track and volleyball. Very proud of you

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    Rob Melnyk 3 years

    I am pleased to submit my vote for Nick Wammes. In addition to competing in cycling at an international level this year, his achievements provincially and abroad serve to inspire and motivate the younger riders at the Forest City Velodrome.

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    Marguerite 3 years

    Keep up the good work Lee

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    Garry 3 years

    Stiff competition for Steve Elderidge but he is up for the task.He’s one hell of a fighter and never backs down from a challenge.Way to go Steve.

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    Nancy Chapple 3 years

    Baseball (local and university) and javelin. Lee Kucera is a truly diverse and talented athlete.

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    Carrie 3 years

    Keep up the awesome work Dillon

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    Nikki Maziak 3 years

    Steve Eldridge is an intense athlete who trains like a bloody beast, fierce and unstoppable. Well deserved vote for athlete of the year

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    Dave 3 years

    Casey is a great team player and shows leadership on every team he is on.

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    Barb Mcnaughton 3 years

    Wow congratulations Casey and Nick! What an honor to have your hard work noticed!

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    Marek 3 years

    I’m sorry, but this poll doesn’t include UFC fighter Chad Laprise? It definitely should!

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    joe Perry, Active contributor and runner with “Team Hoyt Canada” Boston Marathon Runner, and an avid and successful athlete at many “Tough Mudder” events, including “Worlds”

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      Jean Antuma 3 years

      Congratulations Joe…you’re a real trooper!!!

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    Riley K 3 years

    Lee Kucera!

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    Joel 3 years

    Joe Perry: a Worlds Toughest Mudder, Team Hoyt Boston Marathoner, competitor at Obstacle Course Racing World Championships. Death Race Canada, Soccer on multiple teams, Tough Mudder Ambassador, Dad, and too many other things to keep writing…Congrats on the nomination Joe!

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    Shannon 3 years

    Joe Perry – You have inspired so many people. Thank You.

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    Forsyth 3 years

    Joe Perry: The man, the myth, the legend

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    Cam Fischl 3 years

    Jonah Pataki

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    Shirley Kensley 3 years

    vote for lee kucera the best overall in sports. Heading to Florida over Christmas break for Javelin.

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    John Parsons 3 years

    Submitting my vote for Joe Perry.

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    Janna Cylka 3 years

    Joe Perry – you make us proud!

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    Randa 3 years

    Joe Perry

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    Marilyn 3 years

    Way to go Casey!!

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    Brook 3 years

    Jonah Pataki

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    Karen 3 years

    Jonah Pataki!!

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    Joe Perry is the man!

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    Lisa 3 years

    Lee Kucera!

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    Sierra 3 years

    Lee Kucera

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    Kyla 3 years

    Lee Kucera

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    Ona Riu 3 years

    Lee Kucera

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    Mary King 3 years

    Great work Joe Perry. This man gives from his heart to the disabled and special needs. Such a wonderful man.

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    Kaitlyn 3 years

    Lee Kucera

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    Damian G 3 years

    Steve Eldridge

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    James 3 years

    Steve Eldridge works his ass off more than anyone I know. Represented Ontario out west at the provincials. Has won 3 mma titles this year..and is one of the most respectable people you will meet..absolutely deserving of this nomination, but also this award.

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    Eldon 3 years

    congratulations on the nomination. so proud of you.

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    Rachel 3 years

    Brendan VanHerk is an amazing role model on Blenheim blast swim team! He is our superstar!

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    Rob 3 years

    Seth Griffith. Seth dominated the AHL and would have won the scoring championship if not for an injury. Playing in the NHL and gaining success. Extremely hard worker and an even better person. A great choice for athlete of the year.

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    Deborah Furlan 3 years

    Nick Wammes…a fine young gentleman and athlete.