2006 Stars of the Month

Breitbard Stars of the Month 2006

Breitbard Stars of the Month, December, 2006

The December professional Stars of the Month feature five Chargers named to the Pro Bowl. The Amateur Stars of the Month include an Michigan football All-American by way of Vista High, an All-MWC pick for San Diego State football, a Division I-AA All-American for USD football, a UC San Diego All-American in water polo and a USD basketball player. The high school Stars of the Month include CIF champions in football, an All-American in wrestling and boys and girls basketball players. The high school Stars of the Month are jointly presented by the Hall of Champions and the Union-Tribune. The Hall of Champions has been presenting Star of the Month awards since 1946. All of the Stars of the Month will receive invitations to the 61st Viejas Salute to Champions dinner on Feb. 13 at the Town and Country Resort. For ticket information, call 619-699-2309 or click back to the home page to purchase tickets on-line.

Breitbard Stars of the Month, November, 2006

The November professional Stars of the Month include a pair of Gold Glove selections in baseball, a Rookie of the Year candidate in football and the NASCAR season champion. The amatuer stars feature football, volleyball and women’s basketball players from USD, a football player for SDSU, a soccer player from UC San Diego and a first-team All-American field hockey player at Pacific by way of Eastlake High. The high school Stars of the Month include CIF champions in tennis, golf, volleyball and cross country and football players who led their teams to a CIF San Diego Section division title at Qualcomm Stadium. The high school Stars of the Month are jointly presented by the Hall of Champions and the Union-Tribune. The Hall of Champions has been presenting Star of the Month awards since 1946. All of the Stars of the Month will receive invitations to the 61st Viejas Salute to Champions dinner on Feb. 13 at the Town and Country Resort. For ticket information, call 619-699-2309 or click back to the home page to purchase tickets on-line.

Breitbard Stars of the Month, October, 2006

The Breitbard Stars of the Month for professional include elusiive running backs, a nose tackle known for stopping running backs and a future Canadian Football League Hall-of-Famer. The Amateur stars feature volleyball, soccer, golf, field hockey and football athletes. The high school Stars of the Month are jointly presented by the Hall of Champions and the Union-Tribune. The Hall of Champions has been presenting Star of the Month awards since 1946. All of the Stars of the Month are invited to the 61st Viejas Salute to Champions dinner on Feb. 13 at the Town and Country Resort.

Breitbard Stars of the Month, September, 2006

The Breitbard Stars of the Month feature two career record breakers, a young quarterback, a champion of the Champions Tour, a world triathlon champion and college stars in football, soccer, volleyball and field hockey. The high school Stars of the Month are jointly presented by Hall of Champions and Union-Tribune. The Hall of Champions has been presenting Star of the Month awards since 1946.

Breitbard Stars of the Month, August, 2006

The professional Stars of the Month include a NASCAR driver joining an exclusive club, a Padres spark plug in National League West race, an X Games icon and a rookie star in Detroit. The amateur and high school stars include medalists in international competitions, a pair of sisters in Junior Olympic competition, two San Diego State athletes and an high school All-American in baseball.

Breitbard Stars of the Month, July, 2006

The professional Stars of the Month include a rookie-of-the-year candidate, an All-Star pitcher, a Major League debut and two surfing pros. The Amateurs feature a World University Games and NCAA softball champion, an international soccer veteran, a mountain cycler and an OTL record setter. The preps are highlighted by a national champion in volleyball, an Aflac All-American in baseball, a football all-star game MVP and a top girls basketball player. The Stars of the Month are invited the Hall of Champions’ 61st annual Salute to Champions dinner at a date to be announced in mid-February at the Town and Country Resort. (Click on photos for larger images.)

Breitbard Stars of the Month, June, 2006

The June Stars of the Month feature a National League Pitcher of the Month, a minor-leaguer with a major-league home run, an Olympic gold medalist in track running fast times, a local golf pro winning a prized local tournament, a college national player of the year in water polo, a high school national player of the year in volleyball, national champions in golf, rugby and track, college All-Americans in baseball and softball, an NCAA all-regional baseball selection, state-meet medalists in track and CIF Players of the Year and All-CIF picks in golf, tennis, baseball and softball. The Stars of the Month receive a plaque and invitation to the 61st Salute to Champions dinner at the Town and Country Resort Hotel. A mid-February date will be announced soon.

Breitbard Stars of the Month, May, 2006

The Stars of the Month include a Padres sparkplug, a Padres legacy, a former Padres draft pick, two tennis senior champions based in La Jolla, a Nextel Cup leader, college all-conference players, an NAIA champion, a junior college All-American now playing for pay and high school champions in baseball, softball, swimming, lacrosse and volleyball. As a Star of the Month, the athletes are invited to the 61st annual Salute to Champions Dinner in February. The date will be announced soon. Click on photos for larger images.

Breitbard Stars of the Month, April, 2006

The Breitbard April Stars of the Month include San Diego’s hometown kid at first base for the Padres, a Master of golf, two marathoners on the world scene, a big-wave surfer and a second-generation NBA star among the pro athletes. The amateurs include a Golden Glove boxer, an All-American in water polo, a conference Freshman of the Year in softball and golf and baseball players with a no-hitter and a hot bat. The high school honorees include two UCLA recruits, a Stanford recruit, an Arizona recruit and two juniors bound to earn scholarships a year from now.

Breitbard Stars of the Month, March, 2006

The Breitbard March Stars of the Month include a comeback on the Champions Tour, a Rookie of the Year in women’s pro basketball, All-American and all-conference honorees in college basketball, an All-American in women’s water polo, a conference player of the week in college softball and high school athletes in basketball, wrestling, soccer, baseball and softball. The Hall of Champions has been presenting Star of the Month awards since 1946.

Breitbard Stars of the Month, February, 2006

The Breitbard February Stars of the Month include a Winter Olympic gold medalist, two Pro Bowlers, the winner of NASCAR’s Super Bowl, a key player in the San Diego State’s Mountain West Conference title, All-West Coast Conference selections in men’s and women’s basketball, UCSD’s career scoring leader in women’s basketball, a pole vaulter record setter at SDSU, a USD pitcher who shut down No. 1-ranked Texas and high school athletes who set CIF San Diego Section records or led their teams to CIF titles. The Hall of Champions has been presenting Star of the Month awards since 1946.

Breitbard Stars of the Month, January, 2006

The January Stars of the Month include a 2006 Winter Olympian, a San Diego Gulls All-Star, San Diego State, USD and UCSD basketball players, an NCAA champion in men’s volleyball from Long Beach State, two former McDonald’s All-Americans playing women’s college basketball and high school athletes in boys and girls basketball, girls water polo, boys soccer and wrestling. The Hall of Champions has been presenting Star of the Month awards since 1946.