IL Athlete of the Week: (Week of Dec. 17, 2018)


Amari Conn, Lincoln Blue Tigers Girls Basketball

Amari Conn earned Hy-Vee Athlete of the Week honors. She was highlighted in a article on, here is an excerpt from the article. “The 5-foot-7-inch, 135-pound standout dominated the opposition with her tenacious, in-your-face and aggressive style of lockdown defense last week. She wasn’t the leading scorer for the Lady Blue Tigers averaging just over 10 points per contest, in the three games they played during the Liberty North Girls Basketball Invitational. But, she was far-and-away the best defender in the entire tournament. Conn is easily one of the best defenders in the entire Kansas City metro. However, in a show of humility, she deflected much of the success to the collective group of players on the team.” To read more, click on the link to go to the full article: by Nafeesa Fajri)