RICHMOND, Va. -- The inaugural RVA Sports Awards aired Saturday at 7:30 p.m. on WTVR CBS 6. It also streamed on WTVR.com and on our Android TV, Apple TV, Amazon Fire and Roku channels. (You can also watch a replay of the show on our YouTube channel.)
This area-wide awards show hosted by Tiki Barber recognized those athletes and leaders who have made a major impact on their community through sports. The show also included the national Power of Sport Award, which was given to Michael Robinson. The Varina native and NFL great who has created a significant societal impact through sports. Bobby Ukrop received the Community Champion Award.
The winner in each of the five categories was announced:
- Female Athlete of the Year: Keira D'Amato
- Male Athlete of the Year: Chris Marston
- Team of the Year: Patrick Henry Boys Varsity Volleyball
- Coach of the Year: Marcus Lewis
- Moment of the Year: PONY League baseball players make history
The RVA Sports Awards was presented by Rosie's Gaming Emporium and Colonial Downs Racetrack.