Thank you to everyone who came out and made the 81st annual MTR Western Sports Star of the Year the sports night to talk about!
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ABOUT THE AWARDS
NOMINEES (VOTED ON BY GENERAL PUBLIC)
The Male Sports Star of the Year is given to a male athlete or coach for outstanding sports achievement in the past year or season.
The Female Sports Star of the Year is given to a female athlete or coach for outstanding sports achievement in the past year or season.
The Sports Story of the Year is given to an individual, group of individuals or a team/organization that has positively captured the attention of and inspired the state of Washington.
HONOREES (SELECTED BY THE SPORTS STAR COMMITTEE)
The Royal Brougham Legend Award is given to an individual for a lifetime of achievement in sports and who exemplifies the spirit of our state.
The Paul Allen Award is given to an individual who has made a significant or compelling philanthropic contribution.
The Keith Jackson Award is given to a member of the media for excellence in communicating the sports stories of the state of Washington.
The Wayne Gittinger Inspirational Youth Award, presented by Seattle Children’s Hospital is given to an inspirational young athlete who has overcome major medical obstacles to inspire others.