The first Hometowne Lumber Athletes Of The Month have been chosen for the 2017-18 sports year. The female winners for August-September are Taylor Talerico of Iron Mountain and Haley Clifford of Norway. Both have excelled on the volleyball courts this season. The male winners were Sawyer Perpich of Kingsford and Alex Hagerty of Niagara(Northern Elite). Both have hae excellent seasons on the gridiron. These athletes will be eligible for the Hometowne Lumber Athlete Of The Year Award to be given in the spring of 2018.