Here is an update on some former Treasure Valley athletes now competing at the college level:
Renee Yomtob, Centennial High: The junior at Southern Oregon was recently named the Red Lion Volleyball Libero of the Week for the Cascade Collegiate Conference. Yomtob averaged nearly six digs per set to help the Raiders win matches against Oregon Tech, Warner Pacific and Concordia.
David Trompke, Rocky Mountain High: The freshman at Harvard is one of 26 finalists out of more than 3,300 nominees for the 2012 National Football Foundation High School National Scholar-Athlete Awards. The award honors one young man from each of the country's five regions as the best and brightest for their accomplishments as athletes, citizens and scholars at the high school level. The winners will be announced the week of Oct. 8.
Concordia University, women's soccer: Five former Treasure Valley athletes are playing for the Cavaliers, which are currently ranked No. 1 in the NAIA National Coaches' Poll. Those athletes are Tori Talbutt (Capital), Kaylynn Winwood (Columbia), Becca Long (Bishop Kelly), Hayley Hayes (Rocky Mountain) and Samantha Johnson (Wood River).
Miah Mollay, Boise High: The senior forward has helped the Arizona State women's soccer team to a 4-5-1 overall record and an 0-1 start in Pac-12 play after a loss Sunday to third-ranked Stanford. Mollay ranks seventh on the team with one goal.
Eric Dzwilewski, Centennial High: The Calgary Dinos football team is off to a 4-0 start with the help of the junior quarterback, who has completed 88-of-119 passes for 1,291 yards, 10 touchdowns and two interceptions.
Taylor Kelly, Eagle High: The sophomore quarterback at Arizona State currently ranks ninth in the nation in pass efficiency with a rating of 182.20. The Sun Devils are 3-1 this season and Kelly has completed 66-of-91 passes for 1,000 yards and six touchdowns with two interceptions. He has also rushed 33 times for 147 yards.