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Houston Sports Awards Presented by TDECU

HOUSTON – The 2024 Houston Sports Awards, presented by TDECU, honors both professional and high school athletes and includes the induction of the newest class into the Houston Sports Hall of Fame.

Winners listed below are in Bold/Italic.

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Athlete of the Year

  • Kyle Tucker, Houston Astros
  • Hector Herrera, Houston Dynamo
  • Jane Campbell, Houston Dash
  • Jalen Green, Houston Rockets
  • C.J. Stroud, Houston Texans

Newcomer of the Year

  • Amine Bassi, Houston Dynamo
  • C.J. Stroud, Houston Texans
  • Jabari Smith Jr., Houston Rockets
  • Tank Dell, Houston Texans
  • Yanier Diaz, Houston Astros

Moment of the Year

  • Framber Valdez Throws No-Hitter
  • San Diego State Buzzer Beater to beat FAU in Final Four
  • UH wins 1st Big 12 Game with Hail Mary
  • Texans Draft Night Moves
  • Dynamo win U.S. Open Cup

Community Impact Award

  • Jeremy Pena, Houston Astros
  • Peggy Turner, TIRR Memorial Hermann
  • Michelle Alozie, Houston Dash

Male High School Athlete of the Year

  • Jelani Watkins, Klein Forest HS Track/Atascocita HS Football
  • Jaland Lowe, Fort Bend Marshall HS Basketball
  • Karson Gordon, Episcopal HS Football/Track
  • D.J. Lagway, Willis HS Football
  • Donte Lewis, St. Thomas HS Football/Baseball

Female High School Athlete of the Year

  • Ava Brown, Lake Creek HS Softball
  • Rylee Grays, Pearland HS Basketball
  • Jaele Auguste, Grand Oaks HS Volleyball
  • Bayleigh Minor, Fort Bend Christian Academy Track
  • Madison Canales, Foster HS Wrestling

High School Coach of the Year

  • Michelle Rochinski, Lake Creek HS Softball
  • Lloyd Banks, Fort Bend Marshall HS Track
  • Vincent Grayson, Booker T. Washington HS Basketball
  • Jimmy Krueger, Seven Lakes HS Soccer
  • Trent Miller, Willis HS Football

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