On May 24, 2017 the Greeley Tribune honored local athletes at the Greeley Tribune Best Preps presentations. Eaton athletes including in the celebration of athletic excellence included Emma Willadsen – Girls’ Cross Country, Elias Munoz – Boys’ Cross Country, Jaxon Hobbs – Football/Basketball, Ethan Alcazar – Boys’ Golf, Brynn Millett – Softball, Remi Ross – Softball, Tarynn Sieg – Volleyball, Courtney Leafgren – Girls’ Basketball, Rylee Daniels – Girls’ Swimming, Jake Sandau – Wrestling/Baseball, Myiah Scott – Girls’ Tennis, Tayler Hays – Girls’ Track and Field, and Wyatt Hamm – Boys’ Track and Field.
Athletes receiving special recognition included:
Brynn Millett – Tribune Best Preps Softball Player of Year.
Rylee Daniels – Tribune Best Preps Girls’ Swimmer of the Year.
Myiah Scott – Tribune Best Preps Girls’ Tennis Player of Year.
Jake Sandau – Tribune Best Preps Baseball Player of the Year.
Tarynn Sieg – Tribune Best Preps Female Athlete of the Year.
Also honored at the event were the communities of Eaton, Kersey, and Keenesburg. Each received the Heart and Soul award for their continued mutual support during the tragic losses of Dallas Duran, Derek Prescott, and Izzy Keet.