Mattress Firm Student Athlete of the Week: Bozeman's Wes Robbins - ABC FOX Montana Local News, Weather, Sports KTMF | KWYB

Mattress Firm Student Athlete of the Week: Bozeman's Wes Robbins

Posted: Updated:
BOZEMAN -

Bozeman soccer faces off against Butte in their final regular season game of 2016, and leading the charge for the Hawks is captain and 2015 all-state selection Wes Robbins.

"Wesley is a fantastic captain and a fantastic young man," said Bozeman Boys Soccer Head Coach Hunter Terry.

While Wes excels on the pitch, he's found another passion, spending time at the Bozeman Bike Kitchen, repairing bikes which are then donated to those who can't afford them.

"He's very passionate about riding his own bike," said Terry. "In fact, he got an injury this year riding his bike. And I'm not surprised that he's trying to help people that have a hard time being able to afford a bike get a bike."

"I've been doing that for a few months and I just kind of knew somebody who had been there and just seemed like an interesting thing to do," said Robbins.

The Bike Kitchen is open Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays, and Wes says he tries to go as often as he can.

"It's a little bit constricting with the soccer season," said Robbins. "But sometimes I can go a few times a week after practice."

Outside of the Bike Kitchen, Wes also spends time in the summer helping put on youth soccer camps. He's also a standout in the classroom, sporting a 4.12 adjusted GPA, while taking five advanced placement classes. And his coach doesn't believe he'll stop giving back any time soon.

"I have a feeling for the rest of Wesley's life he's going to be giving back."

If you know a student athlete who is doing great things for their community you can nominate them now! Just go to abcfoxmontana.com. Each month we will pick the Mattress Firm Student Athlete of the Month. Then in May, you can vote for the Student Athlete of the Year. The winner will be chosen and announced on air May 18th. Voting is from May 5th to the 17th. 

  • High School SportsMore>>

  • Hellgate Knights begin season at the stroke of midnight

    Saturday, August 11 2018 1:10 AM EDT2018-08-11 05:10:00 GMT

    High school football teams in the state of Montana are allowed to start practicing on August 10. But it does not specifiy that the teams can't begin when the clock turns to the second Friday in August.  The Hellgate Knights began their season at midnight, and our Shaun Rainey was there with this report about three things you need to know about the Hellgate Knights.

    High school football teams in the state of Montana are allowed to start practicing on August 10. But it does not specifiy that the teams can't begin when the clock turns to the second Friday in August.  The Hellgate Knights began their season at midnight, and our Shaun Rainey was there with this report about three things you need to know about the Hellgate Knights.

  • Mattress Firm Student Athlete of the Week: Big Sky's Keri Peterson

    Mattress Firm Student Athlete of the Week: Big Sky's Keri Peterson

    Friday, January 19 2018 6:10 PM EST2018-01-19 23:10:49 GMT
    Friday, May 18 2018 12:41 PM EDT2018-05-18 16:41:52 GMT

    Keri Peterson leads a busy life style. Along with National Honors Society, Key Club, and student government, she loves to hoop. But an injury to her ACL in 7th grade looked to derailed plans of continuing her basketball career in high school. 

    Keri Peterson leads a busy life style. Along with National Honors Society, Key Club, and student government, she loves to hoop. But an injury to her ACL in 7th grade looked to derailed plans of continuing her basketball career in high school. 

  • Bozeman, Butte, Ennis Track Meet Highlights

    Bozeman, Butte, Ennis Track Meet Highlights

    Wednesday, April 25 2018 8:34 PM EDT2018-04-26 00:34:23 GMT

    Highlights from the Bozeman, Butte, and Ennis track meet in Bozeman, including the boys and girls 1600 meter runs, boys and girls 300 meter hurdles, and the girls 800 meter run.

    Highlights from the Bozeman, Butte, and Ennis track meet in Bozeman, including the boys and girls 1600 meter runs, boys and girls 300 meter hurdles, and the girls 800 meter run.

  • Most Popular

Powered by Frankly

Features

  • More Features
  • Powered by WorldNow
    All content © Copyright 2000 - 2018 Cowles Montana Media. All Rights Reserved. For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy, and Terms of Service, and Ad Choices.