Ballymena celebrated its sporting stars of the past year in style tonight.
The 18th annual Ballymena Sports Awards - the first since the creation of the new Mid and East Antrim Council - took place in the Des Allen Suite at the Showgrounds.
Winners of the various awards were:
Junior Sportsperson of the Year - Katie Morrow (wheelchair basketball)
School Sporting Performance - St Louis Grammar School (hurling)
Sportsperson/team with a Disability - Katie Morrow (wheelchair basketball)
Manager/Coach of the Year - Gary Marshall (equestrian)
Veterans’ award - Brigid Quinn (athletics)
Team of the Year - Ballymena & Antrim Athletics Club U-13 boys 4x100m (athletics)
Services to Sport - Davy King (football)
Sportsperson of the Year - Steven Donnelly (boxing)
Sporting Hall of Fame - Michael O’Neill (football)
Look out for much more coverage, including winners’ photos, from the awards in Tuesday’s Ballymena & Antrim Times.