Andruw Jones to speak at Coastal Empire High School Sports Awards on June 10

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Coastal Empire Sports Awards are part of the USA TODAY network
Coastal Empire Sports Awards are part of the USA TODAY network

The Savannah Morning News is proud to announce Andruw Jones as the special guest speaker at the 2022 Coastal Empire High School Sports Awards at 7:30 p.m. on June 10 at the Johnny Mercer Theatre at the Savannah Civic Center, presented by Georgia Ports. The show is produced with support from Chatham Orthopaedic Associates.

More than 200 high school athletes from across the Coastal Empire area will be honored. The show also will name players of the year for more than 20 sports and include several major awards, including overall players of the year, team of the year, coach of the year and the Courage Award.

“I’m excited to host the Coastal Empire High School Sports Awards and celebrate these outstanding student-athletes,” said Jones, a former MLB All-Star and an Atlanta Braves Hall of Famer. “These kids have worked hard to get where they are today, and it’s a privilege to be able to help recognize their dedication and diligence.”

Andruw Jones will appear at the Coastal Empire High School Sports Awards on June 10 at the Johnny Mercer Theatre at the Savannah Civic Center.
Andruw Jones will appear at the Coastal Empire High School Sports Awards on June 10 at the Johnny Mercer Theatre at the Savannah Civic Center.

Jones played in Major League Baseball from 1996-2012 — his first 12 seasons with the Atlanta Braves. He won 10 straight Gold Gloves with Atlanta, and led the National League with 51 home runs and 128 RBIs in 2005. He was also a five-time All-Star.

Show details: 2022 Coastal Empire High School Sports Awards set for June 10 at Johnny Mercer Theatre

Learn more on the program and see which athletes have already been named nominees on the show website herehttps://sportsawards.usatoday.com/coastalempire/

Nominated athletes must register for the event here, https://ventures.enmotive.com/events/register/coastal-empire-high-school-sports-awards-nominated-athletes-and-coaches.

Each nominated athlete will receive one free ticket for their admittance to the show. Additional tickets may be purchased herehttps://www.ticketmaster.com/event/0E005C8F8A1E34A9

The Coastal Empire High School Sports Awards is part of the USA Today High School Sports Awards program, the largest high school sports recognition program in the country.

For more about the teams in the fall and winter sports, go to https://www.savannahnow.com/sports/coastal-empire-high-school-sports-awards/.

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