All-SLV football team to be announced this week


ALAMOSA – It’s time for the 2022 All-San Luis Valley football team to be announced.

The All-SLV football team is now in its 43rd year and the team will be honored on Dec. 7 at the Ski-Hi Complex in Monte Vista.

The All-Valley team began in 1979 and it was the collaboration of Dave Taylor, who was the Alamosa High School football coach at the time and the owner of McDonald’s, and Lloyd Nelson. It honors 44 of the most outstanding football players in the San Luis Valley regardless to classification.

Almost 1,900 young men have been named All-Valley in those 43 years.

After a two-year hiatus, the All-San Luis Valley football team will be honored at a banquet on Dec. 7. All interested family and friends are invited to attend. However, meals will be available on a first-come, first-served basis.

The All-Valley football team will be published this week. The second team offense and defense will be published in Wednesday’s edition, while the first team offense and defense will be published on Friday.

The major awards, the 6/8-Man Player of the Year, the 11-Man Player of the Year, the Overall Player of the Year, and the Coach of the Year will be announced at the banquet.

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