Saturday, April 17th, 2021


73rd Annual Portsmouth Sports Club Jamboree

The Portsmouth Sports Club recently held its 73rd Annual Jamboree, recognizing local students, coaches, and volunteers for their achievements in athletics. Scholarships were also awarded. This year's special guest speaker was Joe Gregory, General Manager of the Norfolk Tides.

From left: Dr. Harold Heafner, Jim Ward, Dr. James Baker, Dr. Glenn Fritz

Guests mingle before dinner

First Vice-President Bett Cornetta, left and past president Sharon Moore

Accepting his Male High School Athletic Award of Excellence, Taurus JaiSean Jones of I.C. Norcom HS

I.C. Norcom High School's Taurus JaiSean Jones received the Male High School Athletic Award of Excellence

Tyrone Hines presenting the Tyrone Hines Scholarship to Calayjia Hamlin of I.C. Norcom High School

Burke Stromberg presents the David and Delwyn Hutto Scholarship to Lauren Sheppard

Portsmouth Mayor the Honorable John Rowe

Bruce Rader presenting the awards

Featured Speaker Joe Gregory General Manager, Norfolk Tides

Stevie Gary, of Woodrow Wilson High School with the Female High School Athletic Award of Excellence with her coaches

Wilson High School's Stevie Gary, recipient of the female High School Athletic Award of Excellence with her parents

David Hutto Scholarship award winner Lauren Sheppard of Churchland High School with her parents

Tyrone Hines, The J. Herbert Simpson Memorial Sports Person of the Year, with his wife Pat