Guide: 2022 Greater Cleveland Sports Awards set for Wednesday

The festivities are taking place in a new home for 2022. We’ve got your list of nominees and what you need to know about one of the biggest nights of the year in Cleveland sports.

CLEVELAND – The Greater Cleveland Sports Awards are back and in a new home in 2022. The 22nd annual event is scheduled for Wednesday, March 23 at Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse. The fundraiser, supporting the Greater Cleveland Sports Commission, celebrates a year of athletic achievement in northeast Ohio, from high school stars to professional athletes.

The festivities are back in person after being virtual in 2021 due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Here’s what you need to know:

Who organizes the prizes? NBC Sports host and correspondent Maria Taylor will host the 2022 Greater Cleveland Sports Awards.

Can I still buy tickets? There is still time to buy tickets for the event. Click here for more details.

What time does the event start? The cocktail hour starts at 5:30 p.m. and the rewards program is scheduled to start at 7:30 p.m.

How can I watch? Click here for live streaming.

What prizes are awarded? Here is the list of awards, nominees and some of the presenters:

High School Male Athlete of the Year, presented by University Hospitals Sports Medicine

  • Drew AllarMedina High School, Football
  • Tommy BebieRocky River High School, Soccer
  • Danny Young Jr.Shaker Heights High School, Basketball

High School Female Athlete of the Year, presented by University Hospitals Sports Medicine

  • Catherine RandorfGilmour Academy, Volleyball
  • Lanae RileyBishop Hoban, Basketball
  • Alayna TessenaHighland High School, Volleyball

Male Collegiate Athlete of the Year, presented by H. Jack’s Plumbing & Heating Co. “The Super Plumber!”

  • Dustin CrumKent State University, Football (Midview High School)
  • Marreon JacksonArizona State University, Basketball (Garfield Heights High School)
  • Alex PhillipJohn Carroll University, Cross Country (St. Vincent – St. Mary High School)

Collegiate Female Athlete of the Year, presented by H. Jack’s Plumbing & Heating Co. “The Super Plumber!”

  • Adelaide AquillaOhio State University, Athletics (Magnificat High School)
  • Dayna DennerUniversity of Toledo, Softball (Cuyahoga Heights High School)
  • Julia WalzBowling Green State University, Volleyball (Brooklyn High School)

Professional Athlete of the Year, presented by Bally Sports Ohio

  • Darius GarlandCleveland Cavaliers, Guard
  • Myles GarretCleveland Browns, Defensive End
  • Jose RamirezCleveland goalies, third baseman

Cleveland Clinic Sports Medicine Courage Award

  • Robbie Boyce, St. Ignatius High School, baseball. The award will be presented by Maria Taylor.

Lifetime Achievement Award, presented by Union Home Mortgage

  • CC Sabathia, former Cleveland Indians pitcher. The award will be presented by Kenny Lofton.

Best Moment at Cleveland Sports, presented by JACK Entertainment

  • Reward to come. It will be hosted by 3News’ Jim Donovan and former Fox 8 sportscaster John Telich.

Sports Development Award, presented by Citizens

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