Selected by the members of the Eagle teams as the embodiment of what makes it special to be a baseball player at Akins High School. The 2014 Eagle Pride Award goes to Christian Martinez.
Past Winners 2013 George Palacios 2012 R.C. Medrano 2011 Justin Pecchia 2010 Michael Mancilla 2009 J.T. Garcia 2008 Michael Arriaga
2007 Ben Kwiatkowski 2006 Matt Cavazos 2005 Matt Hohertz 2004 Marcus Flores 2003 Clint McFerrin 2002 Jonathan Ramos
Past Winners 2013 2ND TEAM Jonathan Candelas, Austin McNicholas 2010 2ND TEAM Corey Pinson, Lorenzo Mendoza,
Coaches from the seven teams in District 15-5A vote each year on this honor. For their 2014 season performances, Michael Garcia (pitcher)and Austin McNicholas
(shortstop) were selected to the 2nd Team.
2008 1ST TEAM Brandon Rivera, Randy Berg, Tyler Pinson 2ND TEAM Kyle Smith 2007 1ST TEAM Brandon Rivera 2ND TEAM Randy Berg 2006 Jacob Saldaña 2005 Airrik Martinez
Defensive Player of the Year
Selected by the members of the Eagle baseball teams, the winner for 2014 is Rene Castro. The Eagles’ number 1 starter at 2nd base this season, Rene moved easily to shortstop when required to do so. His
defensive play improved as the season progressed. During the entirety of District competition he committed just two charged errors.
Offensive Player of the Year
was a subvarsity offensive standout before being moved to the Eagles Varsity halfway through the season’s District competition. Adam’s .412 batting average topped the stats for the 2014 Varsity Eagles.
Past Winners 2013 Jonathan Candelas 2012 Paul Castro 2011 Paul Castro 2010 Jeremy Rubio 2009 Julian Gonzales 2008 Randy Berg
2007 Randy Berg 2006 Jacob Saldaña 2005 Jason Rangel 2004 Emmanuel Hernandez 2003 James Mudrak 2002 Philip Canty
Past Winners 2013 Rene Castro 2012 Daniel Lopez 2011 Roger Herrera 2010 Chris Cullen 2009 Corey Pinson 2008 Kyle Smith
2007 Ulises Castillo 2006 Randy Berg 2005 Charles Morton 2004 Airrik Martinez 2003 Marcus Flores 2002 James Mudrak
San Antonio ISD Tournament
Austin ISD Tournament
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Varsity Eagles won the consolation bracket in the 2014 SAISD Tourney.
No Eagle was named as an AISD All-Tournament selection for the 2014 tourney.
Past Winners 2013 none 2012 none 2011 Blake Hoffman / Robert Franco
Most Valuable Player - JV Navy
The Most Valuable Player for the 2014 Akins Eagles Junior Varsity Navy team is Rene Franco. An important pitcher for the JV Navy, Rene completed the season with a team-leading .343 batting average.
Most Valuable Player - JV Gold
Sharing the Most Valuable Player award for the 2014 Akins Eagles Junior Varsity Gold team are Alejandro Martinez and Nate Flores.
Past Winners 2013 Michael Garcia 2012 Jonathan Candelas 2011 Rene Castro 2010 Tim Jackson
2009 Roger Herrera 2008 Corey Pinson 2007 Jorge Mendoza
2004 Brandon Stewart
Past Winners 2013 Niko Olvera / Adam Ivey 2012 Michael Garcia 2011 Ryan Gomez 2010 David Garza
2009 Paul Castro 2008 Jeremy Mendez 2007 Jesse Barba
2004 Chris Small
Most Improved Player
Selected by the members of the Eagle squads. The 2014 choice is Michael Garcia.
Past Winners 2013 Andreas Duran 2012 Billy Ferren 2011 Robert Franco 2010 Freddy Zamora / Frank Gutierrez 2009 Martin Martinez 2008 Bryant Alvarez 2007 Matt Diaz 2006 Daniel Guerra / Brandon Stewart 2005 Chris Thompson 2004 Justin Jimenez 2003 Nick Larocque 2002 Luis Garcia
Most Valuable Player - Varsity
The Most Valuable Player for the 2014 Akins Eagles Varsity team is Rene Castro. Combining ability and a passion for the game, Rene sparked the Eagles with his intensity and performance.
Although his numbers were plenty impressive, Rene did not always lead from the top of the stat sheet. He led from the heart of the team.
Past Winners 2013 Austin McNicholas 2012 Tim Jackson 2011 Roger Herrera 2010 Jeremy Rubio 2009 Jeremy Rubio 2008 Tyler Pinson
2007 Brandon Rivera 2006 Daniel Fabian / Martin Salinas
2005 Airrik Martinez
2004 Charles Morton
2003 Jason Rangel 2002 Frank Johnson
Academic All District
Awarded to players who maintain a 90% average or above in the classroom. Eagle players Jason Porter and Austin McNicholas are recognized for their 2014 academic performances.