79th Annual MTR Western Sports Star of the Year Results

Jan 23, 2014, 10:40 AM | Updated: 10:53 am

710 ESPN Seattle was proud to sponsor the 79th annual MTR Western Sports Star of the Year, brought to you by the Seattle Sports Commission, on Wednesday, January 22nd, 2014 from Seattle’s Benaroya Hall.

The annual awards ceremony is the Northwest’s premier celebration of Washington sports.

Here are the award winners from this year’s event:

– Story of the Year: Eastlake Little League, for their run to the U.S. Championship Game in the 2013 Little League World Series.

– Keith Jackson Award: Warren Miller, legendary skiing and snowboarding filmmaker

– Paul Allen Award: Emerald Downs president Ron Crockett, for his philanthropy and fundraising efforts for the new Husky Stadium

– Seattle Children’s Hospital Inspirational Award: Zach Lystedt, who suffered a life-changing concussion in 2006 at the age of 13. He and his family helped create the Lystedt Law to protect young athletes suspected of a concussion.

– Royal Brougham Lifetime Achievement Award: Former Washington State baseball coach Bobo Brayton.

– Female Sports Star of the Year: UW women’s volleyball star Krista Vansant, the first Husky to win national player of the year honors.

– Male Sports Star of the Year: Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson, who helped lead the Seahawks’ to their second Super Bowl appearance in 2013.

710 ESPN Seattle

Seahawks S Jamal Adams...
SeattleSports.com Staff

Instant Reaction: 710 ESPN Seattle on the Seahawks acquiring Jamal Adams

What do we think of the Seahawks trading for safety Jamal Adams? Hear what the voices of 710 ESPN Seattle have to say about the deal.
2 years ago
Seahawks DE Ziggy Ansah is expected to play Sunday. (Photo by Alika Jenner/Getty Images)...
Stacy Rost

Who will star for the Seahawks in Week 3?

The Seahawks have had two key standout players in both wins this season. Who can have the biggest impact in Week 3?
3 years ago
WSU Hard Knocks...
Nick Bowman

Report: WSU among college teams tagged for Hard Knocks-esque show

WSU found itself among four college football programs contacted by HBO to star in a Hard Knocks-esque show to air during the latter part of the season. 
3 years ago
Russell Wilson, Ciara, Sounders FC...
Nick Bowman

Russell Wilson, Macklemore, more join Sounders ownership group

Sounders FC announced Tuesday that Russell Wilson, Ciara, Macklemore, and more would be joining the team's ownership group.
3 years ago
kj wright, seattle seahawks, seahawks...
SeattleSports.com Staff

Seahawks expected to re-sign OLB K.J. Wright

Seattle Seahawks linebacker K.J. Wright will be back with the team in 2019 on a new contract, according to KIRO Nights host Gee Scott.
4 years ago
jake heaps, seattle, 710 espn...
SeattleSports.com Staff

Jake Heaps: Excited to be new co-host on 710 ESPN Seattle

"I am excited to be part of 710 ESPN in a more expanded role that will keep me involved all year long. I have loved interacting and connecting with the listeners. I cannot wait to continue to do so."
4 years ago
79th Annual MTR Western Sports Star of the Year Results