KAR­RATHA’S BEST AT SPORTS AWARDS

Pilbara News - - Lifestyle - Ali­cia Per­era

An ex­clu­sive crowd gath­ered to cel­e­brate sport­ing achieve­ments at the 2016 City of Kar­ratha Com­mu­nity Sports Awards pre­sen­ta­tion held at the Kar­ratha Leisure­plex on Fri­day night.

Guest speaker, Aus­tralian bas­ket­ball great Michele Timms and City of Kar­ratha club de­vel­op­ment of­fi­cer and event MC Natalie May started with an en­ter­tain­ing ques­tion and an­swer seg­ment that touched on the basketballer’s fun­ni­est and most chal­leng­ing times in the sport.

Eight cat­e­gory prizes and two long-ser­vice awards were given out over the course of the night, with the main award for best sport­ing group go­ing to Nickol Bay Hockey As­so­ci­a­tion.

Pic­tures: Ali­cia Per­era

Tim Fowler, Dean Lom­bardo, Dave White, Karen Lom­bardo and Kylie White.

Wayne, Ros­alyn and Leyla Sharpe, 15, and Taylor Sparks, 16.

Geoff Har­ris, Natalie May, Bev Menezes, Re­becca Steinki and Phillip Tre­strail.

Rio Tinto’s Lisa Taylor joins Matt and Terese Bushby to con­grat­u­late their daugh­ter, soft­baller Ge­orgina, 17, on win­ning ju­nior sportswoman of the year award. She’s holds the shield here, with sportswoman Michele Timms.

Janet Ni­chol­son, Elysia Can­ning and Mor­gan Mair.

Guest speaker and Aus­tralian bas­ket­ball player and coach Michele Timms, with MC Natalie May.

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