The Topeka Capital-Journals list of the Top 120 Shawnee County Athletes of 2020 is slowly starting to take shape.
A whopping 599 athletes make up the list of nominees for the current project, an update of The C-Js Top 100 list published in 2011.
The original list included high school, college, professional and Olympic stars, former world record-holders, as well as Hall of Famers in various sports.
While the 100 athletes who were named in 2011 were very deserving, a long list of recent county athletes have staked their claim for a spot on the updated list while others from the original list are deserving of a higher spot.
And even though there have been 599 athletes nominated, either back in 11 or this time around, Im convinced there are probably athletes who arent on the list who deserve consideration.
If readers agree, heres your final chance to right that potential wrong, with this the last call for deserving athletes to be nominated.
Nominations, with a brief description of qualifications, can be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org through Monday, Aug. 3, with The Capital-Journal planning to launch the project next month.
Candidates must have grown up in Shawnee County or graduated from a county high school and will be judged solely on their athletic achievements, meaning coaching feats and other sports-related contributions wont factor into the rankings.
Current Capital-Journal staffers will compile the list after gaining input from prominent local sports figures, as well as former Capital-Journal staff members.
To help in the nomination process, a list of the current nominees is listed below.
Now lets get started!
NOMINATIONS FOR TOP 120 OF 2020
A Del Acker, Deana Alexander, Jack Alexander, Nathan Allen, Carky Alexander, Marky Alexander, Aaron Anderson, Ronnie Anderson, Tom Anderson, Al Apitz, Tony Arrington, Sarah Arterburn, Brett Ash, Lamont Austin.
B Bob Babb, Davy Babb, Mike Babb, Carly Bachelor, Kristie Bahner, Derek Bahner, Dan Baker, Corey Ballentine, Trish Barkemeyer, Tony Barksdale, Chris Barnes, Valerie Barnes, Corey Barron, Darrin Baumchen, Henry J. Bayliss, Tyler Bean, Ted Bechtel, Aaron Becker, Ray Beers, Greg Bell, Bob Benoit, Jocelyn Bentley, Boomer Berry, Ken Berry, Greg Besler, Lindsay Biggs, Troy Biladeau, Emil Bilstein, Linda Binggeli, Charlie Black, Michael Blackwell, Mike Blaisdell, Jamie Blakeley, Wolf Blaser, Don Bliss, Dallas Blocker, Alexa Bordewick-Dreiling, Dean Boyles, John Brantham, Clarence "Kid'' Breithaupt, Bob Briggs, Elliott Broadnax, T.C. Broadnax, Keya Brown-Downing, Jeff Bruce, Matt Buhler, Mitch Buhler, Rod Bunde, Tom Bunger, Bob Bunten, Richard Burgardt, Mike Bush, Dee Dee Buzzi, Jack Bybee.
C Alonzo Canady, Don "Moe'' Canfield, Lisa Carey, Ben Carlson, Chris Carlson, Kristen Carlson, Nick Carlson, Tom Carlson, Zach Carlson, Chris Carpenter, Preston Carrington (Syed Abdul Mutfi), Dave Carson, Gil Carter, Marcel Carter, Woodrow Carter, Dale Carver, Marion Carver, Dan Cassidy, Cierra Ceazer, Kelsey Chipman, Marc Chrisco, Tim Clark, Avery Clifton, Dara Clouse, Dan Cnossen, R.D. Cogswell, Hal Coffman, Will Cokeley, Pat Colley, Lisa Comstock, Duff "Sir Richard'' Cooley, Megan Cooney, Jordan Cooper, Bradon Copeland, Chuck Copp, Kevin Cowan, Tych Cowdin, Erica Cowhick-Book, Dave Crandell, Tracy Crawford, Aaron Crow, Dale Cushinberry, Garry Cushinberry.
D George Darrow, Kerry Darting, Dan Davis, George Davis, Paula Davis, Russell Davis, John Dean, Bridget Deghand, Rick DeHart, Jack Deines, Gary Deiter, Ed Delk, Elwood "Bingo'' DeMoss, Judy Desch, Ryan Deutsch, Patty Dick, Alan Dickinson, Emily Dicus, Chris Dieker, Bob Diel, Tom Dinkel, Kelly Dirks, Atticus Disney, Tyler Dobelbower, James Dodson, Lee Dodson, Joe Douglas, Melvin Douglas, Stephen Downey, Kelli Dudley, Antoine Dulan, Fred Dumas, Jimmy Dumas, Keith Dunkel, Brad Durbin, Judy Dyer, Jimmy Dykes, Larry Dykes.
E Steve Eagan, Ron Ediger, Don Edwards, Mark Elliott, Karl Evans, Ted Evans.
F Lauren Falley, Dean Farrell, Wendy Farthing-Watson, Clifford "Bud'' Fawl, Bruce Ferguson, Cecil Fillyaw, Ryan Finan, Paul Fink, Beth Fisher, Trey Fisher, Chad Flores, Shelley Foster-Duffey, Lindsey Frey, Termaine Fulton.
G Santos Garcia, Tanner Gardner, Lindsay Garver, Dan Gay, Will Geary, Mike Geist, Jayme Gergen, David Gish, Justin Glasgow, Abbie Glynn, Jim Golden, Nick Golden, Steve Gomez, Charles "Chick'' Gordon, Grant Gould, Katie Graham, John Grantham, Jesse Gray, Lori Green, Art Griggs, Ross Grimsley Sr., Steve Groth, Ashlee Gustin, Aubree Gustin, Marylys Gwaltney.
H Rip Hagerman, Melanie Hall, Austin Halsey, Kasey Hamilton, Austin Hanson, Mark Hanson, Jennifer Hardesty, Steve Hardesty, Arthur Hardy, Matt Harrington, Tim Harrison Joe Harvey, Collin Hase, John Hastings, Scott Haverkamp, Jim Hayes, Earl Hays, Rob Hays, Dana Hazen, Harun Hazim, Nadira Hazim, Sharieff Hazim, Dillon Hazlett, Jerad Head, Kevin Hedberg, Sarah Heeb, Daniel Heflin, Theo Heflin, Clarence "Lefty'' Heise, Wilmer Henderson, Kelly Hennes, Tyler Herl, Sherman Herold, William Herron, Bruce Hill, Madeline Hill, Mikey Hoffer, Joel Hoffman, Maggie Holmberg, Amanda Holmes, Amelia Holmes, Adam Holthaus, Mark Homlish, Brian Horak, Tucker Horak, Julie Howerton, Jackie Hoyt, Wyatt Hubert, Tyrone Hudson, Tisharria Huggins, John Hughes, Michael Hunninghake, Scott Hunsicker, Blake Hunter, Brooklyn Hunter, Tommy Hunter, Dave Hupp, Jared Huske, Mariah Hutchinson.
I Kyle Ingenthron, Ryan Irvin, Larry Irwin, Becky Ives.
J Mike Jackson (Topeka High), Mike Jackson (Highland Park), William "Rosco'' Jackson, Teven Jenkins, Kelly Jennings, Blair Johnson, Eric Johnson, Floyd Johnson, Jennifer Johnson Jewett, John Johnson, Karwin Johnson, Ken "Hook'' Johnson, Mark Johnson, Ray Johnson, Branden Joost, Chance Joost, Jeneka Joyce, Shawn Joy.
K Carrie Kaberline, Scott Kauffman, Deon Kayhill, Ryan Kelly, Crystal Kemp, Paul Kemp, John Kendrick, Bill Kennedy, Adrian King, Danny Kingcannon, Liesel Kirk-Fink, Don Kirkwood, Jordan Kitchen, Dianna Klamm, Laura Klamm, Matt Klusener, Danielle Knipp, John Knoll, Brandon Kohake, Ryan Koontz, Greg Kopf, Steve Krueger, Jerry Kruger, Kyle Kruger, Lon Kruger, Shannon Kruger.
L Paige Ladbenburger, Brady Lamar, Jack Lambert, Dave Langford, Brooke LaRue, Levi Lee, Tatyana Legette, Lisa Leiber, Ben Leiker, Tony Leiker, Scott Leon, Darrell "Dode'' Lesser, Delvy Lewis, Kelsey Lewis, Trey Lewis, Bill Lindsay, Melaine Livergood-Kester, Donnie Lockhart, Aaron Lockwood, Frank Logan, Megan Lucas, Kevin Lutz.
M Lamar Mady, Courtney Mahon, Jessica Mainz, Dale Mallon, Steve Mallory, Kaylee Manns, Lacie Manns, Stacie Marmet-Lasswell, Greg Marney, Pat Martin, Dwight Martinek, Ron Martinek, Tom Matukewicz, Rhonda Matzke, George Mayfield, Korey Mayronne, Dudley "Tully'' McAdoo, Chauncey McBride, Rick McCabe, Dick McConnell, Chris McCulloch, Bill McDonald, Steve McDonald, Kate McEwen-Hansen, Guy McFadden, Amber McGinnis, B.J. McGivern, C.B. McGrath, Randy McGrath, Rollie McGrath, T.J. McGreevy, John McGrew, Dani McHenry-Schmidt, Orson "Shorty'' McLaughlin, Sean McManus, Jahmal McMurray, Kyle McNorton, Kirke Mechem, Julie Meidinger, Tom Meier, Duane "Blacky'' Melvin, Katie Merriam, Maggie Metz, C.C. Metzler, Larry Miller, Bill Mills, Kathy Mohler, Haley Molden, Billie Jean Moore, John Morgan, Jacob Morgan, Caitlin Morrisey, Steve Moten, Carroll Ray "Dink'' Mothell, Rick Mudge, Rebekah Mueller, Margaret Murdock, Paul Muxlow, Leea Murphy-Carter, Bill Myers.
N Chuck Nelson, Erika Nelson, Charles Nez, Trisa Nickoley, Anna Nimz, Mark Nordstrom, Sheri Norris.
O Nikki Olberding, Dan O'Mara, Daniel Ortiz, Paul Oswald.
P Fred Palenske, R.C. Palmer, Ron Paradis, Jim Paramore, Abreanna Parker, Sherman Parks Jr., Craig Parman, Shannon Parr, James Patrick, A.J. Patterson, Denny Payne, Matt Peacock, Logan Pegram, Whitney Pegram, Jennifer Perine, Don Perkins, Gene Petersen, Jared Peterson, Darrell Peyton, Marty Pfanenstiel, Mark Pickens, Don Pierce, Kristen Pierce, Ray "Lefty'' Pierce, Danny Piles, Angie Poell-Bachelor, Don Pollom, Derek Pomeroy, Raphael Posey, Susan Punzo, Tim Powell, George Pratt, David Proctor, Jason Puderbaugh.
Q John Queen.
R Charlie Rappard, Bruce Rathbun, Ronnie McGivern, Robbie Rea, Damon Reed, Hayley Reed, Scott Reichert, Jayde Reid, Jeff Reid, Rob Reilly, Bob Renker, Fred Renker, Alicia Revely, Dave Reynolds, Janet Rice, Rico Richardson, Eddie Riddle, Tonna Rieger, Bob Riley, Chad Rodriguez, Lori Roenbaugh, Grant Rogers, Faith Rottinghaus.
S Rito Saenz, Steve Sanneman, Laura Sargent, Ariana Scales, Sarah Scheckel, Bill Schmidt, Jonathan Schmidt, Tyler Schmidt, Perry Schmiedeler, Larry Schneider, Dawn Schreiber, Adam Schroeder, Steve Schuster, Sammie Schurig, Spenser Scott, Todd Scott, Warren Seitz, Tom Sewell, Brenda Shaffer-Dahl, Justin Shaw, Sandy Shaw, Nathan Sheafor, Jeff Shelar, MIke Shinn, Charles Short, Christine Silovsky, Kalee Silovsky, Paul Silovsky, Tom Silovsky, Ben Simecka, Brock Simpson, Ian Simpson, Steve Simpson, Barbara Sipes, Brady Sisk, Matt Sivesind, Fred Slaughter, Kevin Sloan, Troy Slusser, Blake Smith, Dean Smith, Jan Smith, Kendall Smith, Scott Smith, Sharp Smith, Adam Sokolowski, Sherri Spangler-Monhollon, Sasha Spann-Wallace, Lance Sparks, Shara Stafford, Mike Starbuck, Bob Steinbock, Maurice Stevens, Brenda Stolle, Tracey Stowe, Carl Strecker, Kristin Strecker, Clyde Strimple, Corrinne Stringer, Nick Stringer, Stan Stringer, Tom Stringer, Adin Stromgren, Whitney Stromgren, Jason Stuke, Shannon Suddarth, Angie Suther, Brent Swanson, Jazz Sweet.
T Ky Thomas, Matt Thonen, Winston Tidwell, Steve Tilford, Chris Torrez, Mike Torrez, Glenn Trammel, Iain Trimble, Tony Trimble, Ed Tucker, Jay Tunnell, Mark Turgeon.
U Mike Unrein, Erin Underwood, Kristen Underwood.
V Elise Valdez, Darth Vaughn, Stan Vernon, Beau Vest, Clardy Vinson, Scott Vondemkamp.
W Carrie Wagaman, John Waltz, Bob Wanamaker, Kevin Ward, Dave Warren, Cassie Wassengerg, Heather Wassenberg, Buzzy Watts, Derrick Watts, Doug Weber, Kyle Weems, Odell Weidner, Kasey Weishaar, Pat Weissbeck, Rick Weissbeck, Garth Wellshear, Thad Wellshear, Rick Wendland, Sandy Werner, Macahla Wesley, Chris Wheeler, Wayne Wheeler, Josh White, Sarah White, Chris White-Ready, George Whitney, Scott Wichman, Michael Wilhoite, Sparky Wilhelm, Bill Wilkerson, Don Williams, Jake Williams, James Williams, Peyton Williams, Tootie Williams, Kent Williamson, Don Wilson, Gene Wilson, Mandy Wilson, Mindy Wilson, Theron Wilson, Troy Wilson, Sam Winter, Kevin Wood, Mike Woodfin, Gary Woodland, Josh Workman, Marty Workman, Janelle Wright, J.P. Wright, Shane Wright.
Y Latisha Yarnell, Luke Yarnell, Lyndall Yarnell.
Z Ryan Zeferjahn, Duane Zlatnik, Taylor Zordel.
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- Patrick Peterson: LB Isaiah Simmons 'not technically ready' for extensive role - Cards Wire - October 19th, 2020
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- Peterson family still swinging at the LCC Foundation Golf Classic - Neuse News - October 19th, 2020
- Peterson catches two TDs in 42-28 win over Campus - The Hutchinson News - October 19th, 2020
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- Former Vikings RB Adrian Peterson to sign with Lions - Vikings Wire - September 8th, 2020
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- Jordan Peterson - Wikipedia - September 2nd, 2020
- Mets shuffle starting rotation plans, including David Peterson to bullpen - Yahoo Sports - September 2nd, 2020
- Adrian Peterson rushing to catch Emmitt Smith in record books - Richmond Free Press - September 2nd, 2020
- Mets pitcher Steven Matz is hearing the footsteps of David Peterson - Rising Apple - September 2nd, 2020
- Recent Graduate Receives Fulbright Grant to Teach in Spain - ISU Bengal Online - September 2nd, 2020
- Letter: Peterson | Letters To The Editor | record-eagle.com - Traverse City Record Eagle - September 2nd, 2020
- Peterson family named conservationists of the year in Rice County, Minn. - AberdeenNews.com - August 31st, 2020
- Adrian Peterson Believes He Still Has a Lot to Prove - NBC4 Washington - August 31st, 2020
- Adrian Peterson still out to prove something - WUSA9.com - August 31st, 2020
- Meet the MBA Class of 2022: Caroline Peterson, University of Texas (McCombs) - Poets&Quants - August 31st, 2020
- Bay Area air-quality forecast for the week ahead - SF Gate - August 31st, 2020
- What the hail? P-S GAR JA can offer help - csmng - August 31st, 2020
- Female Truckers to Honor Women's Suffrage on Trip - Transport Topics - August 31st, 2020
- Will County coroner announces retirement | The Herald-News - The Herald-News - August 31st, 2020
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- Metros Lynn Peterson offers to reduce payroll tax rate in transportation package if business group remains - OregonLive - August 10th, 2020
- High-throughput testing system latest addition to combat COVID-19 at LRMC - United States Army - August 10th, 2020
- Adrian Peterson has goals: Breaking Emmitt Smiths rushing record, and a championship - The Dallas Morning News - August 10th, 2020
- Mobile COVID testing to soon hit the road in central Pa., will also deliver regular flu tests and shots - PennLive - August 10th, 2020
- Peterson: NCAA could be another casualty | News, Sports, Jobs - Daily Mining Gazette - August 10th, 2020
- Andrew Peterson farm donations grind to a halt; funding in jeopardy - SW News Media - August 10th, 2020
- Ducks in the show: Week Two - 247Sports - August 10th, 2020
- Rare tuna catch from shore attracts pack of giant roosters - For The Win - August 10th, 2020
- Peterson working to make sure HEROES Act ag provisions make it in final bill - brownfieldagnews.com - August 10th, 2020
- Controversial professor Jordan Peterson suffering with coronavirus and got worse after taking treatment dru - The Sun - August 10th, 2020
- David Peterson Continues Solid Stretch in Win Over Marlins - metsmerizedonline.com - August 10th, 2020
- Minnesota pastor appears on Penn and Teller's TV show | INFORUM - INFORUM - August 10th, 2020
- Professor Jordan Peterson reported to have COVID - The Bay Observer - Providing a Fresh Perspective for Hamilton and Burlington - August 10th, 2020
- SOUND OFF: Can trees, newspapers and Trump get any respect? - The Bakersfield Californian - August 10th, 2020
- Mets' Peterson getting more comfortable with every start - Newsday - August 9th, 2020
- 'Burnt orange runs through my veins': Westlake's Blake Peterson to play baseball at Texas - Hookem.com - August 9th, 2020
- Adrian Peterson reflects on favorite run of career back in 2009 - Vikings Wire - August 9th, 2020
- Bus driver shortages occurring locally due to pandemic - Picayune Item - Picayune Item - August 9th, 2020
- Peterson reports just five hospitalized from Kerr County with COVID-19 - dailytimes.com - August 8th, 2020
- Lake View City Officials Pleased To Announce New Lagoon Is Now Effectively Treating Wastewater - 1380 KCIM - August 8th, 2020
- Peterson has a slight lead in the Gilbert mayoral race, while Tilque, Anderson and Hendrix lead in council races - AZCentral - August 6th, 2020
- Nebraska AG Peterson Joins Bipartisan Coalition Urging Federal Government Action - STL.News - August 6th, 2020
- Lady Panthers volleyball camp integrates young players into the program - Liberty Hill Independent - August 6th, 2020
- 'Siesta Key': Fans Think Kelsey Owens Wanted to Dump Garrett Miller and Get Back With Jake Peterson All Along - Showbiz Cheat Sheet - August 6th, 2020
- Investigation into Cottonwood Heights Police regarding 'use of force,' policy reform discussions underway - fox13now.com - August 6th, 2020
- More travelers are flying in and out of Yakima, leading Alaska Airlines to add a 2nd daily flight - Yakima Herald-Republic - August 6th, 2020
- PALERMO. Camila Giorgi surprises Peterson in the 1st round. HIGHLIGHTS - Tennis Tonic - August 6th, 2020
- Peterson has a slight lead in the Gilbert mayoral race. Here's a closer look at mayoral and council results - AZCentral - August 5th, 2020
- Peterson concerned about COVID-19, 'but work is work' - NBC Sports Washington - August 5th, 2020
- Angler Shows the Benefits of Fishing With a 'Tiny Child Rig' and What it Looks Like Underwater - Wide Open Country - August 5th, 2020
- Bush shocks Clay in congressional primary: 'We the people have answers' - Cherokee Tribune Ledger News - August 5th, 2020
- Robin Peterson Reveals He Was Once Called The 'K-Word' By A Former South African Cricketer - Cricket Addictor - August 4th, 2020
- Peterson: Who wants to clean up this mess? - Vail Daily News - August 4th, 2020
- FARMERS FROM GEORGIA AND ALABAMA MEET WITH FARMERS IN THE CROOKSTON AREA - kroxam.com - August 4th, 2020
- Washington Football News: Alex Smith part of Washingtons equation at QB when healthy; Love, Guice and Pete - Hogs Haven - August 3rd, 2020
- BWW Interview: Jon Peterson of P3 Theatre Company on Presenting Streaming Performances of Tour-de-Farce Comedy GREATER TUNA - Broadway World - August 3rd, 2020
- Adrian Peterson could benefit from the lack of offseason activities - NBC Sports Washington - August 3rd, 2020
- Suspects in Monroe officer's line-of-duty shooting appear in court - WTOL - August 3rd, 2020
- Mets vs. Red Sox recap: The Mets beatdown in Beantown continues - Amazin' Avenue - August 3rd, 2020
- No mass shootings in the U.S. since the pandemic started what about once its over? - ABC27 - August 3rd, 2020
- Friends and family remember Amy Gibson on one year anniversary of shooting at Dawson fire station - Forsyth County News Online - July 31st, 2020
- Peterson wins MLB debut as Mets beat Red Sox 8-3 - theday.com - July 31st, 2020
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- Man accused of shooting tenants' AC with shotgun - Rutland Herald - July 31st, 2020
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