Acker named KETK-FOX 51 Athlete of the Week

Nick Acker, left, of Rusk High School has been named as the KETK-FOX 51 Athlete of the Week. Acker, a senior, is a member of the Eagle football team. Pictured with Acker is Rusk athletic director and head football coach Jowell Hancock.

TYLER — Nick Acker of Rusk High School has been named as KETK-FOX 51 Athlete of the Week.

Acker is a member of the Eagle football team.

He recently won All 7-4A-II first team as an offensive guard and as a defensive tackle.

Rusk athletic director and head football coach Jowell Hancock said that the award is given to standout student-athletes who “take care of their business on, and off of the field.”

Hancock said that he was impressed that the presenters of the award stressed that character was the standard associated with the accolade.

Nick is the son of Nathan and Niki Acker.

 

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