The Preston Sports Awards were held on March 13 at Preston Guild Hall.
The event was hosted by TV personality Paul Crone, with appearances from Gail Emms MBE (silver medallist and former world champion) as well as the Mayor Preston, Coucillor Nicholas Pomfret.
Nicholas Pomfret said after the event: “Once again, Preston has pulled out all the stops with a brilliant night and some inspirational stories.
“Preston Sports Awards is one of the biggest nights in the local sporting calendar.
“I was honoured and humbled to start the ceremony in my role as Mayor of this fantastic city.”
The finale of the evening saw Pete Hancock recognised for his commitment and tireless work for Preston Harriers. He has coached an international high jumper as well as nine national champions.
The winners are below:
Coach of the year: David Fitzgerald
Club of the year: Cadley FC
Team Performance of the year, Junior: Preston Grasshoppers Under 15s Rugby and Longridge Cricket Club Under 11s
Team Perforamnce of the year, Senior: City of Preston Gymnastics Veterans Team
Young Achiever: Hannah Denison (red dress)
Achievement of the year, Junior Male: Kenan Yeung
Achievement of the year, Junior Female: Bria Fielding
Service to Disability Sport: Marilyn Gregson
Volunteer of the year (up to 24): Hansa Ahmed
Volunteer of the year (25 and over): Betty Huggon
School of the year – Primary School: St Andrew’s CE Primary School
School of the year – Secondary School: Corpus Christi Catholic High School
Community organisation of the year: Fishwick Rangers Youth Development Scheme
Higher/further education team of the year: Preston College Under 18s Basketball Team
Achievement of the year, senior: Scott Fitzgerald (pictured) and Stephanie Slater
Special Recognition: Sue Penrith
Lifetime Achievement: Pete Hancock