Scenes from the 61st annual Oregon Sports Awards, which took place Sunday night at Nike's Tiger Woods Center:

by: JOHN LARIVIERE - The Tiger Woods Center is ready Sunday afternoon for guests and VIPs to arrive at the Oregon Sports Awards

by: JOHN LARIVIERE - The Oregon Sports Awards trophy logo

by: JOHN LARIVIERE - Fencing great Mariel Zagunis and friends, including mascots from the Oregon Ducks, Trail Blazers, Portland Pilots and Portland Winterhawks.

by: JOHN LARIVIERE - Oregon State football coach Mike Riley, who won the Slats Gill Sportsperson of the Year Award in 2008 and was one of six semifinalists for 2012, shares a story in the lobby before Sunday's Oregon Sports Awards at Nike.

by: JOHN LARIVIERE - Westview High School's dance team helps open the show.

by: JOHN LARIVIERE - Two football stars from the Oregon Ducks, Kenjon Barner (left) and David Paulson, help announce the finalists for an award.

by: JOHN LARIVIERE - Kenjon Barner from the Oregon Ducks gives new UO signee Thomas Tyner of Aloha High a hug after Tyner won the Prep Football Player of the Year Award for 2012.

by: JOHN LARIVIERE - Charlie Denson, Nike Brand president, talks about both the Oregon Sports Awards and the company's latest mission to get young people more active and increase their longevity.

by: JOHN LARIVIERE - Host Neil Everett, taking a break from his duties as ESPN SportsCenter host, tells a personal story during the Oregon Sports Awards.

by: JOHN LARIVIERE - Ryan Kowaluk (left) of the Portland Timbers hands out the Prep Girls Soccer Player of the Year Award to Ariel Viera from Scappoose High.

by: JOHN LARIVIERE - University of Oregon football standouts Marcus Mariota (right) and Taylor Hart greet veteran coach Mouse Davis. Mariota and Hart accepted a Slats Gill Sportsperson of the Year Award for departing UO coach Chip Kelly, now head coach of the NFL Philadelphia Eagles.

by: JOHN LARIVIERE - Former Oregon State quarterback Matt Moore, now an NFL veteran, offers up a 'Go Beavs!' shout during his stint as an award presenter.

by: JOHN LARIVIERE - The Blue Mountain Community College volleyball team was one of five winners of the George Pasero Team of the Year Award.

by: JOHN LARIVIERE - Track standout Matthew Centrowitz (left) gives out an award to Gresham High track and field star Haley Crouser.

by: JOHN LARIVIERE - Oregon Ducks volleyball coach Jim Moore, whose team reached the NCAA finals in 2012, accepts the Bill Hayward Amateur Athlete of the Year Award for UO multisport star Elizabeth Brenner, with congratulations from former Duck quarterback Joey Harrington. Brenner offered her own thanks via video because she was in Colorado on Sunday playing basketball for Oregon.

by: JOHN LARIVIERE - Jordan Poyer, All-American defensive back from Oregon State, serves as one of a dozen celebrity award presenters.

by: JOHN LARIVIERE - Oregon Ducks quarterback Marcus Mariota chats with UO public address announcer Don Essig at the Oregon Sports Awards.

by: JOHN LARIVIERE - Concordia University sprinter Junia Limage (right) was one of three finalists for the Ad Rutschman Small College Female Athlete of the Year Award. She shares a photo opportunity at the Oregon Sports Awards with former Concordia coach Randy Dalzell, now at George Fox University.

by: JOHN LARIVIERE - Aloha High running back Thomas Tyner captured two trophies at the Oregon Sports Awards on Sunday and celebrates with Tecla Prince, mother of Aloha sprinter Sheldon Prince, who was a finalist for Prep Boys Track and Field Athlete of the Year. Tyner was voted the Johnny Carpenter Prep Athlete of the Year for Class 6A-5A boys and the state Prep Football Player of the Year.

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