Altuve leads list of nominees for Houston's Athlete of Year award

HOUSTON - American League Most Valuable Player Jose Altuve leads the list of nominees for the first-ever Houston Sports Awards Athlete of the Year award.

James Harden, Deandre Hopkins and George Springer are also nominated for the award.

See: Nominations due for Houston Sports Awards, SportsExtra team makes its picks

The Houston Sports Awards are Feb. 8, 2018.


Athlete of the Year

Jose Altuve – Houston Astros

James Harden – Houston Rockets

Deandre Hopkins – Houston Texans

George Springer – Houston Astros


College Athlete of the Year

Justin Jackson – University of North Carolina

Nicole Mendes – University of Oklahoma

Ed Oliver – University of Houston


Coach of the Year

Wilmer Cabrera – Houston Dynamo

Mike D’Antoni – Houston Rockets

Richard Flores – Cy Falls High School

A.J. Hinch – Houston Astros

Ed Pustejovsky – Cy Fair High School


Event of the Year

Astros Championship Parade

Super Bowl LI

The World Series


Moment of the Year

Jeff Bagwell Hall of Fame Induction

Claire Jeffress Homecoming Queen Kicker – Pearland Dawson

World Series Game 5 – Bregman walk-off homerun

World Series Game 7 – Championship celebration

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