The Washington Stealth are nominated for two awards in the 76th annual Sports Star of the Year Awards, presented by the Seattle Sports Commission. Vote for the Stealth championship as the Sports Story of the Year, and Lewis Ratcliff as Sports Star of the Year.
The Washington Stealth winning the 2010 Champion's Cup is a finalist for Best Sports Story of the Year in the Seattle region.
The Washington Stealth are nominated for two awards in the 76th annual Sports Star of the Year Awards, presented by the Seattle Sports Commission. The Washington Stealth winning the 2010 NLL Championship is one of five nominees for the Seattle region's best sports story of the year. Other finalists including Seattle Mariners pitcher Felix Hernandez winning the American League Cy Young Award, and Mariners outfielder Ichiro Suzuki reaching ten consecutive seasons of 200 hits and winning a gold glove.
Stealth forward and Championship Game MVP Lewis Ratcliff is a finalist for the Male Sports Star of the Year. Other finalists include Tim Lincecum of the World Champion San Fransisco Giants; the pitcher is a Seattle native and still lives there during the offseason. Seattle Seahawks wide receiver Mike Williams is also a finalist.
Cast your votes by visiting the website of the Seattle Sports Commission, by clicking here.
Since its creation in 1936 by Royal Brougham, legendary Seattle Post-Intelligencer sports editor, there have been nearly 100 Sports Stars honored. Once an individual has been named a Sports Star, they become part of an elite ensemble, grouped with some of best sports icons in the region's history.
The public is encouraged to vote through Friday, January 21, 2011. Winners will be announced during the show on Wednesday, January 26, 2011 at Benaroya Hall.