Comet Sports Awards celebrated
- Credit: Archant
All that is good about sport was celebrated at the Comet Sports Awards 2014.
Nominees, sponsors and special guests gathered at The Icknield Centre, in Letchworth this evening (Thursday) for the annual awards celebration.
The evening was hosted by Sky Sports F1 commentator David Croft and saw accolades in 12 categories up for grabs.
Each winner was interviewed on stage and those lucky enough to be at the ceremony heard more about those individuals and teams.
Winners came from a variety of sports including athletics, swimming, cricket, football and even boomerang throwing.
The Comet Sports Awards 2014 winners were:
Coach of the Year (sponsored by W.J.Rowe Ltd) – Mick Shortland
- 1 More than 80 vacancies up for grabs at Stevenage Airbus
- 2 Stevenage Iceland to permanently close today
- 3 Emergency services attend crash near busy Stevenage roundabout
- 4 Airbus: Stevenage's out of this world impact on space missions over seven decades
- 5 Man charged with GBH after stabbing in Hitchin
- 6 Woman sentenced after Aldi bottle smashing spree
- 7 Man injured police officers while being arrested for drug offences
- 8 A brief history of Fairfield: One of Bedfordshire's newest towns
- 9 Our Bedfordshire villages: 'Rural reporting has been my greatest pleasure'
- 10 Positives and progress continue at Hartlepool with Tisdale happy with Boro's point
Youth Achievement Boys (sponsored by Knebworth Golf Club) – Martyn Walton
Youth Achievement Girls (sponsored by Morrison Utility Services) – Sofia Carpenter
Youth Team of the Year (sponsored by MBDA Missiles Systems) – Stevenage Borough Junior Girls U12 Football Team
Team of the Year (sponsored by Stevenage FC) – Stevenage Sporting Futures Team
Veteran Achievement (sponsored by The Comet) – John Mayor
Sports Personality of the Year (sponsored by Bracey’s Accountants) – David Pittard
Paul Pearce Disability Award (sponsored by eatlunch) – Jack Gladman
Club of the Year (sponsored by Stevenage Borough Council) – Stevenage & North Herts Athletics Club
School of the Year (sponsored by Setter Play) – Breachwood Green JMI School
Sporting Photography (sponsored by Archant) – Adam McLaughlin
Service to Sport (sponsored by Herts Sports Partnership) – Richard Burling
For further coverage of the awards see Thursday’s Comet and www.cometsportsawards.co.uk