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Volume 21 No. 35
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Faces and Places

CIAA tips off in Charlotte

NASA was among the exhibitors at the CIAA Middle School Education Day at Ovens Auditorium during conference tournament week in Charlotte. From left, NASA’s Brandon Haygood, CIAA Commissioner Jacqie McWilliams, NASA’s Dan Cherry, Charlotte Mayor Vi Lyles and NASA’s Rod Chappell.
Photo: ciaa

A gold medal moment

Laura Okmin, co-host of Westwood One’s “Today in PyeongChang,” with members of the gold-medal Team USA women’s hockey team: (From left) Monique Lamoureux-Morando, Maddie Rooney, Jocelyne Lamoureux-Davidson, Okmin, Meghan Duggan and Hilary Knight.
Photo: westwood one

Executives lend expertise

Sports business executives participated with area high school students at The Players presentation of the PGA Tour’s Mosaic Group’s Training U: Sports and Business Education Forum at TPC Sawgrass last month in Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla. From left: News4JAX sports reporter Brian Jackson, Miami Dolphins’ Cathy Jerome, ESPN’s Leon Carter, First Tee’s Pepper Peete and former UFL Commissioner Michael Huyghue.
Photo: tracy wilcox / pga tour

One-on-One at ISM Raceway

Rick Horrow, CEO of Horrow Sports Ventures, and Michael Andretti, owner of Andretti Autosport, engage in a one-on-one discussion last month at Sports Business Arizona: A Prix View of Things to Come business symposium at ISM Raceway near Phoenix.
Photo: ism raceway

Award winners at the National Sports Forum

From the National Sports Forum, Feb. 11-13 in Frisco, Texas. ADchievement Overall Award of Excellence winner: Jose Lopez, creative director, Houston Rockets; and Ron Seaver, National Sports Forum.
Photo: christy seaver
From the National Sports Forum, Feb. 11-13 in Frisco, Texas. Case Cup Competition winners from the University of Oregon: Jeanne Schneider, Laura Condella, Will McGirl, Aaron Gillette and Whitney Wagoner, director of the Warsaw Sports Marketing Center.
Photo: christy seaver
From the National Sports Forum, Feb. 11-13 in Frisco, Texas. OM Foundation Award: JJ Gottsch, Ryan Sanders Baseball; 2018 recipient Chris Sinclair, The Anthem Group; and Danny Heinsohn, inaugural recipient of the OM Foundation Award.
Photo: christy seaver
From the National Sports Forum, Feb. 11-13 in Frisco, Texas. SAMMY (Sales Advertising Marketing Management Idea of the Year) Award: Andrew Hardacker, Toronto Raptors; Ron Seaver, National Sports Forum; and Aalum Jaffer, Toronto Raptors.
Photo: christy seaver

 

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