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SEATTLE –The Seattle Sports Commission (SSC) presents the 2015 MTR Western Sports Star of the Year Awards Wednesday, Jan. 21, 2015 at Benaroya Hall, an event honoring Washington state’s biggest sports stars and stories of 2014.
This year’s show will be hosted by former ESPN personalities Kenny Mayne and Cindy Brunson, featuring special guest and comedian Craig Gass.
Event tickets are available now, starting at $25 with access to the 7:00 p.m. awards show and post-show party, which includes free beer and wine, as well as a special performance by a local band to be announced next week. Tickets are available online at BenaroyaHall.com, in person at the box office, or by calling (206) 215-4747.
The Sports Star of the Year Awards honor one male and one female athlete or coach for outstanding sports achievement in the past year or season, as well as an individual, group of individuals or a team/organization that has positively captured the attention and inspired the state through their story. 2015 honorees and nominees include:
2015 Sports Star Honorees
Presented by Jim Zorn, Steve Hoffman and Johnny O’Brien
Male Sports Star of the Year Nominees
Presented by Bill Kruger and Kasey Keller
Female Sports Star of the Year Nominees
Presented by Christal Engle and Rosalynn Sumners
Sports Story of the Year Nominees
Presented by Gary Payton and Sue Bird
To learn more about the MTR Western Sports Star of the Year and this year’s nominees, honorees and presenters, visit www.sportsstaroftheyear.org.
The Seattle Sports Commission (SSC), a division of Visit Seattle, is committed to making Seattle a world-class sports community. Sports can bring the world to Seattle and bring our region together. A strong sports culture can strengthen local businesses, local kids, and local pride. www.seattlesports.org.
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