It's time to recognize all the athletes in the area doing an exceptional job on the field. We want to call some of them out to highlight what they've been doing.

Each week we will reveal our latest Athlete of the Week. Check back weekly to see an updated list.

Here we go, players! Keep up the good work and congrats on your win as our Athlete of the Week.

Week 5

Will Hindle; Portsmouth-Oyster River High

In a 48-28 win over Concord, Will Hindle scored 5 touchdowns, rushing for three and throwing for two. Congrats to Hindle of the Portsmouth-Oyster River Clippercats.

Week 4

Bedford High School Defense; Bedford High School Bulldogs

This week’s honor goes to the entire defense of the Bedford High Bulldogs. In a 29-0 win over the Portsmouth/Oyster River Clippercats, the Bedford defense forces 5 turnovers. Great job, Bedford Bulldogs Defense!

Week 3

Jeff Dekorne; Somersworth High School Hilltoppers

Somersworth High School's Jeff Dekorne had an amazing night in the Hilltoppers 49-8 win over Mascoma Valley. Dekorne scored four touchdowns, three passing, and one running while rushing and passing for 275 total yards. What a night for Jeff Dekorne and the Somersworth High Hilltoppers who even their record at 1 and 1.

Week 2

Joe Mikol; Bedford High School Bulldogs

Bedford High’s Joe Mikol had an amazing night in the Bulldogs 43-22 win over Dover. Mikol threw the ball 8 times completing all 8 for 195 yards, four touchdowns, two passing and running, kicked four extra points, and a field goal. What a night for Joe Mikol and the Bedford High Bulldogs!

Week 1

Darian Lopez-Sullivan; Dover High School Green Wave

Quarterback Darian Lopez-Sullivan leads the Dover Green Wave to a 40-6 win over Manchester Memorial. Green Wave fans are excited to watch Darian play out his final season as one of the state’s better players. Darian ran for three touchdowns while gaining 121 yards passing for 70 yards.