Category Archives: 2017 Banquet

Golf Outing: Bala Golf Club

PSWA Webmaster/ June 22, 2017/ 2017 Banquet

Mark your calendars for the PSWA Scramble Golf Tournament! $95 earns you entry into the day long event which includes lunch, dinner, prizes, golf cart, and eighteen holes.

VILLANOVA RECEIVING TEAM OF YEAR AWARD FROM PSWA

PSWA Webmaster/ January 30, 2017/ 2017 Banquet

Villanova men’s basketball coach Jay Wright and two of his standouts, Kris Jenkins and Josh Hart, will accept the Team of the Year award at the 113th annual Philadelphia Sports Writers Association’s banquet Friday, Feb. 3 at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Cherry Hill. The doors open at 5 p.m., and the dinner starts at 6:30 p.m. Jenkins’ buzzer-beating, three-point

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TWO-TIME HEAVYWEIGHT CHAMPION TIM WITHERSPOON JOINS PSWA DAIS

PSWA Webmaster/ January 25, 2017/ 2017 Banquet

Two-time world heavyweight champion Tim Witherspoon, originally from South Philadelphia and one of only three boxers to win multiple world heavyweight championships, will be among the guests at the 113th annual Philadelphia Sports Writers Association dinner. The event is at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Cherry Hill on Friday Feb. 3, and tickets are still available by calling 267-546-7277 or

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BOXING CHAMPION JASON SOSA AND FLYERS WIVES HONORED BY PSWA

PSWA Webmaster/ January 13, 2017/ 2017 Banquet

Another pair of honorees have been added to the dais at the Philadelphia Sports Writers Association’s 113th annual dinner Friday, Feb. 3rd at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Cherry Hill, N.J. WBA world super featherweight champion Jason Sosa of South Jersey will receive the Native Son award, while the Flyers Wives Fight for Lives organization will be recognized as the

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FORMER FLYER ERIC LINDROS TO BE HONORED WITH LIVING LEGEND AWARD

PSWA Webmaster/ January 6, 2017/ 2017 Banquet

For former Flyers center Eric Lindros, the honors keep coming. Lindros, who was inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame last month, has been named the winner of the Living Legend Award by the Philadelphia Sports Writers Association. He will be among many honorees at the association’s 113th annual banquet on Friday, Feb. 3 at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in

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INQUIRER COLUMNIST JEFF MCLANE WINS STAN HOCHMAN AWARD

PSWA Webmaster/ January 5, 2017/ 2017 Banquet

The Philadelphia Inquirer’s Jeff McLane is the winner of the second annual Stan Hochman Award, which will be presented at the Philadelphia Sports Writers Association’s 113th annual dinner Feb. 3 at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Cherry Hill. A veteran Eagles reporter, McLane’s Sept. 7 piece on quarterback Carson Wentz was voted the best story of the year by the

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VILLANOVA HALL OF FAME TRACK COACH MARTY STERN TO BE HONORED BY PSWA

PSWA Webmaster/ January 4, 2017/ 2017 Banquet

Legendary track and field coach Marty Stern of Villanova, a member of nine Hall of Fames, will add another honor to his distinguished resume in 2017 when he is recognized with a Special Achievement award at the Philadelphia Sports Writers Association’ 113th annual dinner. It will take place Friday Feb. 3 at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Cherry Hill. This

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SAINT JOSEPH’S MEN’S BASKETBALL COACH PHIL MARTELLI WINS GOOD GUY AWARD FROM PSWA

PSWA Webmaster/ December 22, 2016/ 2017 Banquet

Longtime Saint Joseph’s head coach Phil Martelli will join an outstanding list of honorees for dinner when he accepts the Philadelphia Sports Writers Association’s Good Guy Award at the 113th annual PSWA banquet Friday, Feb. 3 at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Cherry Hill. The banquet is open to the public and tickets are available here or by calling 267-546-7277.

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1966-67 NBA CHAMPION PHILADELPHIA 76ers HONORED BY PSWA

PSWA Webmaster/ December 20, 2016/ 2017 Banquet

The 1966-67 NBA champion Philadelphia 76ers, arguably the best team in NBA history, will be honored on the 50th anniversary of that season by the Philadelphia Sports Writers Association at the PSWA’s 113th annual banquet Friday, Feb. 3 at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Cherry Hill. The banquet is open to the public and tickets are available here or by

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NCAA CHAMPION VILLANOVA NAMED PSWA TEAM OF THE YEAR

PSWA Webmaster/ December 7, 2016/ 2017 Banquet

The Villanova Wildcats made one of the most memorable championship runs in the history of college men’s basketball last season, stunning North Carolina on a last-second shot to capture the NCAA title and, in turn, secure their place as the Philadelphia Sports Writers Association’s Team of the Year. Coach Jay Wright will accept the award at the 113th annual PSWA

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