Legendary sportscaster Bob Costas will headline the 2020 Red Smith Sports Awards!
We are excited to announce that 38-year veteran Major League Baseball umpire Gerry Davis will be the 2020 Red Smith Award winner! Davis has umpired the most postseason games in MLB history – including 6 World Series and 11 League Championship Series – and he was a resident of Appleton for over 30 years. Hear […]
The Red Smith Sports Awards Committee is excited to announce that Milwaukee Bucks legend Sidney Moncrief will be the recipient of the 2020 Scheels Sports “Nice Guy” Award! Moncrief was drafted fifth overall by the Bucks in 1979, and led the team to the NBA Playoffs in all 10 seasons he played in Milwaukee. He was a […]
Click on these link to read a great article by WFRV Local 5’s Joshua Rose on their coverage of the banquet, and an outstanding feature by Kris Schuller. https://www.wearegreenbay.com/news/local-news/the-stars-come-out-at-54th-red-smith-banquet/1706054569 https://www.wearegreenbay.com/news/local-news/the-music-man-of-uw-madison-prepares-for-retirement/1704587302
The Boldt Company is one of the Red Smith Banquet table sponsors. They use this sponsorship to support local youth sports organizations and to entertain valued customers. They shared photos taken during our event that show a close-up Sponsor’s view of the festivities. Here is a photo of the local award winners. Thank you Boldt, […]
Green Bay Packer Hall-of Famer, Nick Collins will be a Special Guest at the 54th. Annual Red Smith Sports Awards Banquet. Collins was an exceptional defensive back in his time with the Packers. He is best remembered for his heroics in Super Bowl XLV when he picked off Pittsburg Steeler QB Ben Rothlesberger and returned […]
World Golf Hall-of-Famer Chi Chi Rodriguez has been a fan favorite for more than 40 years. The Red Smith Committee is pleased to announce that Chi Chi will be joining a long list of great people to win the Scheels Nice Guy Award, the 2019 installmenth will be presented on January 15, 2019 at the […]
The Red Smith Committee is proud to announce that Dr. Michael Leckrone, the Director of Bands at the University of Wisconsin is the winner of the 2019 Red Smith Award. All Badger fans have come to love the man who has led the Badger band for the last 50 years. His flamboyant and irrepressible style […]