Two Frederick County residents will be recognized for their good sportsmanship at a reception in Annapolis on Feb. 4.
Cyrus Staub and Perry Perret will be among those who receive the Dennis Callahan “Good Sports” award from the Mid-Atlantic Recreation and Parks’ Sports Alliance.
Winners will be recognized at a reception and ceremony in Annapolis, where the speaker will be former University of North Carolina and WNBA basketball player Nikki Teasley.
The award recognizes athletes, coaches and administrators who have shown good sportsmanship and behaviors in local sports.
It’s named after Dennis Callahan, co-founder of the alliance and former director of Anne Arundel County’s Parks and Recreation Department.
The alliance aims to develop a message for players, coaches and spectators to be held accountable for their behavior and to keep recreational sports in perspective.
The alliance includes Annapolis, Baltimore, Gaithersburg, Ocean City, Rockville and Alexandria and Manassas, Va., along with Anne Arundel, Baltimore, Carroll, Frederick, Harford, Howard, Kent, Montgomery, Prince George’s, Queen Anne’s, Saint Mary’s, Wicomico and Worchester counties and the Maryland Recreation and Parks Association, Softball Umpires of Maryland and U.S. Specialty Sports Association.