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Jul 14, 2015, 22:54 ET

KYLER MURRAY and CANDACE HILL Named Gatorade High School Athletes of the Year

 The biggest names in high school and professional sports convened in Los Angeles tonight as Gatorade honored the top prep male and female...

Jun 30, 2015, 13:09 ET
Michael Norman, left, of Vista Murrieta High School, is surprised with the 2014-15 Gatorade National Boys Track & Field Athlete of the Year trophy by Gatorade Marketing Manager Keri Lockett, Tuesday, June 30, 2015 in Murrieta, Calif. The award recognizes outstanding athletic excellence as well as high standards of academic achievement and exemplary character demonstrated on and off the field. Photo/Gatorade, Susan Goldman, handout.

Gatorade® National Boys Track & Field Athlete of the Year: Michael Norman

In its 30th year of honoring the nation's best high school athletes, The Gatorade Company, in collaboration with USA TODAY High School Sports,...

Jun 25, 2015, 11:03 ET
Candace Hill, left, of Rockdale County High School, is surprised with the 2014-15 Gatorade National Girls Track & Field Athlete of the Year trophy by Gatorade Marketing Manager Keri Lockett, Thursday, June 25, 2015 in Conyers, GA. The award recognizes outstanding athletic excellence as well as high standards of academic achievement and exemplary character demonstrated on and off the field. Photo/Gatorade, Susan Goldman, handout.

Gatorade® National Girls Track & Field Athlete Of The Year: Candace Hill

 In its 30th year of honoring the nation's best high school athletes, The Gatorade Company, in collaboration with USA TODAY High School Sports,...

Jun 18, 2015, 16:16 ET
Rachel Garcia, of Highland High School, holds the trophy during a press conference after being named the 2014-15 Gatorade National Softball Player of the Year, Thursday, June 18, 2015 in Palmdale, Calif. The award recognizes outstanding athletic excellence as well as high standards of academic achievement and exemplary character demonstrated on and off the field. Garcia was surprised with the news by two-time Gold Medalist and former UCLA Bruin Stacey Nuveman. Photo/Gatorade, Susan Goldman, handout.

Gatorade® National Softball Player Of The Year: Rachel Garcia

 In its 30th year of honoring the nation's best high school athletes, The Gatorade Company, in collaboration with USA TODAY High School Sports,...

Jun 11, 2015, 10:55 ET
Gatorade Beat the Heat (www.gatorade.com)

Gatorade And All-Star Athlete Roster Promote The Importance Of Athlete Hydration And Heat Safety With 11th Annual Beat The Heat Program

To help keep athletes safe and performing at their best during the hot summer months, The Gatorade Company, a division of PepsiCo (NYSE: PEP), has...

Jun 02, 2015, 09:09 ET
In its 30th year of honoring the nation's best high school athletes, The Gatorade Company, in collaboration with USA TODAY High School Sports, announced Luken Baker of Oak Ridge High School (Conroe, Texas) as its 2014-15 Gatorade National Baseball Player of the Year on Tuesday, June 2, 2015. Baker was surprised with the news at his school by former three-time MLB All-Star Roy Oswalt.

Gatorade® National Baseball Player Of The Year: Luken Baker

 In its 30th year of honoring the nation's best high school athletes, The Gatorade Company, in collaboration with USA TODAY High School Sports,...

May 21, 2015, 12:09 ET
In its 30th year of honoring the nation's best high school athletes, The Gatorade Company, in collaboration with USA TODAY High School Sports, announced Mallory Pugh of Mountain Vista High School (Highlands Ranch, Colo.) as its 2014-15 Gatorade National Girls Soccer Player of the Year on Thursday, May 21, 2015. Pugh was surprised with the news at her school by Gold Medalist and World Cup Champion Brandi Chastain. Photo/Gatorade, Susan Goldman, handout.

Gatorade® National Girls Soccer Player Of The Year: Mallory Pugh

 In its 30th year of honoring the nation's best high school athletes, The Gatorade Company, in collaboration with USA TODAY High School Sports,...

May 14, 2015, 07:00 ET

Studies Show Athletic Benefits Of Carbohydrate Consumption

 The general notion that all carbohydrates in the form of sugar have negative health consequences ignores a portion of the population whose...

May 12, 2015, 15:22 ET
In its 30th year of honoring the nation's best high school athletes, The Gatorade Company, in collaboration with USA TODAY High School Sports, announced Jack Harrison of Berkshire School (Sheffield, Mass.) as its 2014-15 Gatorade National Boys Soccer Player of the Year on Tuesday, May 12, 2015. Harrison was surprised with the news at his school by former MLS MVP Taylor Twellman.

Gatorade® National Boys Soccer Player Of The Year: Jack Harrison

In its 30th year of honoring the nation's best high school athletes, The Gatorade Company, in collaboration with USA TODAY High School Sports,...

Mar 24, 2015, 12:05 ET
In its 30th year of honoring the nation's best high school athletes, The Gatorade Company, in collaboration with USA TODAY High School Sports, announced Ben Simmons of Montverde Academy (Montverde, Fla.) as its 2014-15 Gatorade National Boys Basketball Player of the Year on Tuesday, March 24, 2015. Simmons was surprised with the news at his school by nine-time NBA All-Star Dominique Wilkins.

Gatorade® National Boys Basketball Player Of The Year: Ben Simmons

 In its 30th year of honoring the nation's best high school athletes, The Gatorade Company, in collaboration with USA TODAY High School Sports,...

Mar 19, 2015, 13:00 ET

Gatorade® National Girls Basketball Player Of The Year: Katie Lou Samuelson

 In its 30th year of honoring the nation's best high school athletes, The Gatorade Company, in collaboration with USA TODAY High School Sports,...

Jan 28, 2015, 09:30 ET

Gatorade® National Girls Cross Country Runner Of The Year: Anna Rohrer

 In its 30th year of honoring the nation's best high school athletes, The Gatorade Company, in collaboration with USA TODAY High School Sports,...

Jan 22, 2015, 09:45 ET

Gatorade® National Boys Cross Country Runner of the Year: Grant Fisher

 In its 30th year of honoring the nation's best high school athletes, The Gatorade Company, in collaboration with USA TODAY High School Sports,...

Dec 16, 2014, 10:30 ET

Gatorade® National Volleyball Player Of The Year: Mikaela Foecke

In its 30th year of honoring the nation's best high school athletes, The Gatorade Company, in collaboration with USA TODAY High School Sports,...

Dec 08, 2014, 15:45 ET

Gatorade® National Football Player Of The Year: Kyler Murray

 In its 30th year of honoring the nation's best high school athletes, The Gatorade Company, in collaboration with USA TODAY High School...

Jul 15, 2014, 23:00 ET

Karl Towns Jr. and Brianna Turner Named Gatorade High School Athletes of the Year

The biggest names in high school and professional sports convened in Los Angeles tonight as Gatorade honored the top prep male and female athletes...

Jun 30, 2014, 15:45 ET

Gatorade® National Boys Track & Field Athlete of the Year: Trentavis Friday

 In its 29th year of honoring the nation's best high school athletes, The Gatorade Company, in collaboration with USA TODAY High School Sports,...

Jun 25, 2014, 09:00 ET

Gatorade® National Girls Track & Field Athlete of the Year: Raven Saunders

In its 29th year of honoring the nation's best high school athletes, The Gatorade Company, in collaboration with USA TODAY High School Sports,...

Jun 18, 2014, 12:55 ET

Gatorade® National Softball Player of the Year: Taylor McQuillin

 In its 29th year of honoring the nation's best high school athletes, The Gatorade Company, in collaboration with USA TODAY High School Sports,...

Jun 04, 2014, 14:50 ET

Gatorade Launches Tenth Annual Beat the Heat Campaign With Support of NFL, MLS, MLB & NBA

 To help keep athletes safe and performing at their best during the hot summer months, The Gatorade Company, a division of PepsiCo (NYSE: PEP),...