POPLAR BLUFF, MO (KFVS) - The Poplar Bluff Mules Booster Club has named Poplar Bluff High School junior Bi Nguyen and Courtney Raulston, a senior, the Athletes of the Month for September.
Nguyen was selected from the Mules football field and Raulston was chosen from the softball diamond.
Raulston is a softball and soccer player for the Lady Mules. She was an instrumental player in the success of the softball season that just ended. She batted over .330 in the No. 3 spot, contributing offensively with 10 RBIs. Raulston was a great role model to her teammates and will be missed after graduation, according to her coaches.
Nguyen has rushed for 1,112 yards in the first seven games of the 2013 season, while averaging seven yards per carry. A school record is in the making. He is an academic achiever as well as a hardworking athlete, according to his coaches. KFVS12 selected Nguyen as the ‘Athlete of the Week’ following the Union football game.