City of Karratha crowns sports stars

Members of the City of Karratha sporting community gathered at the Red Earth Arts Precinct on Friday evening to celebrate the achievements of local clubs and codes at the annual City of Karratha Sports Awards.

The Awards acknowledges and celebrate the efforts and achievements of the City’s community sporting groups, recognising volunteers, players, officials and coaches. Nominations are encouraged from all members of the community.

City of Karratha Mayor Peter Long said sporting groups in the City contribute to the liveability of the region and are more than just a place to go to play sport.

“The City of Karratha’s sporting groups continue to thrive due to the commitment and hard work of their members and volunteers. Club sport contributes to the liveability of the region not only by offering opportunities to stay fit and healthy, but also fostering community spirit and pride,” Cr Long said.

“Congratulations to all winners and nominees of this year’s awards, thank you to those who nominated and sponsors of the event.”

Winners of the City of Karratha Community Sports Awards:

Santos Junior Sportswoman of the Year
Legacy Harris  – Karratha Basketball Association, Karratha Netball Association & Karratha Touch Association

Santos Junior Sportsman of the Year
Joshua Vernon – Pegs Creek Cricket Club

Rio Tinto Sportswoman of the Year
Geraiyah Wiggan – Karratha Falcons Football Club & Karratha Netball Association

Pilbara Ports Authority Sportsman of the Year
Mat Norman – Karratha BMX Club

Triple M Coach of the Year
Clayton McIntosh – Northern Spirit Basketball Club

Sport & Recreation WA Official of the Year
Fiona Haigh – Karratha Water Polo Association

Powerlift Industries Volunteer of the Year
Anouska Angove – Northern Spirit Basketball Club, Baynton United Football Club

City of Karratha Sporting Group of the Year
Northern Spirit Basketball Club

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