September 2017 AOM

September 2017 Athletes of the Month
Posted on 10/09/2017

The Mules Booster Club has selected Hannah Vaughn and Makarius Bell of Poplar Bluff High School as the September Athletes of the Month, presented by Academy Sports + Outdoors. 

Makarius, a senior, has made 58 tackles, seven tackles for loss, one forced fumble and one fumble recovery in six games this football season. In the classroom, he maintains an 8.31 GPA.

His coach, Mark Barousse, called him a “great kid” and the “strongest player on the team,” noting that Makarius was additionally named All-State in track and field last year, throwing the discus. 

Hannah, also a senior, accumulated 26 aces, 42 kills, 332 assists and 59 digs this volleyball season. She has the most assists in a season with 677 and the most assists in a game with 39, plus ongoing records in serving attempts and career assists. In the classroom, she maintains an 11.2 GPA. 

“Hannah is one of the best team players that I have ever coached,” stated Amanda Lance, volleyball coach. “She works extremely hard to keep her team focused and motivated to achieve success. She has been a huge asset to our program.” 


Cutline: Presenting the plaques to Makarius Bell and Hannah Vaughn is Poplar Bluff Mules Booster Club member Brian Taylor.

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