KATY MAGAZINE NEWS
February 23, 2022
By Natalie Cook Clark
Katy families can meet their favorite Houston athletes, including some from Katy, this Saturday. Enjoy interviews, demos, music and local vendors. Around 20 big names from the NBL, NFL, NHL, Olympians, NASCAR, and many more will be present.
UPDATE: H-Town Sports Day will be postponed and rescheduled to March 12.
Meet some of your favorite Katy and Houston athletes this Saturday at Katy's Central Green Park. Photo courtesy: Central Green Park.
Annual H-Town Sports Day to be Bigger this Year
The Willow Fork Drainage District's Central Green Park, located in LaCenterra, promises a much bigger H-Town Sports Day this Saturday, February 26, 2022 12:00 p.m.- 4:00 p.m. The event promises Katy families to meet some of the biggest names in local sports for a free event not to be missed.
Athletes will Answer Your Questions
Athletes will be on standby to meet attendees, answer questions and showcase their talents in the fun and free event.
“H-town Sports Day is an opportunity for the public to get upclose and meet their favorite athletes,” says Yvonne Arceneaux, Willow Fork Drainage District’s Park Director. “Our interviews give the public a chance to see their personalities and learn more about them.”
Meet Pharoah Brown of the Houston Texans. Photo courtesy: Central Green Park
Like most events at Central Green Park, there will be music. The event will also host numerous local vendors that will be on hand to answer your fitness questions and help you set goals.
“H- town Sports Day is a fun, casual event. Don’t be surprised if your H-town athlete is asked to do a cartwheel or dance,” says Arceneaux.
The event will include many Katy athletes.
“Having the opportunity to return to this event is such an honor,” says Ty Hymel, a Katy athlete with NASCAR. “Being able to not only represent the city of Katy but also an entire sport is a dream come true.”
Athletes attending include:
· Pharoah Brown- Texans
· Ty Hymel-NASCAR
· Emmitt Smith- Football legend
· Dak Prescott- Cowboys Quarterback
· The Sabercats-3-4 players
· David Lovelace- Worldwide Body Building Champion
· Stevie Ray- Hall of Fame Wrestler
· Reggie Johnson- Former World Champion Boxer
· Ryan Yarborough- NFL
· Lannel “Ko” Bellows- Pro Boxer
· The Shooting Stars- Astro’s
· Joe Wesley-NFL
· Kyle Washington- MLB
· Mike Holmes- NFL
· Brandon Johnson- NBA
· Amobi Okoye-NFL
· Whit McClendon- ShuaiJiao Silver medalist Garrick Jones- NFL
· Robert Reid- NBA
· NIA Abdallah- Tae Kwon Do Silver medalist
· Joseph Santarose-Deaflympian
· Emcees Tamar Davis- Grammy nominated, singer, actress, DJ Cruise, and Nate Griffin - Fox 26
“If it wasn’t for the continued support of my fans, sponsors, and family I wouldn’t be where I am today and the credit goes out to them,” says Hymel, who expects his biggest year yet in racing. He will be showcasing his brand new race car at the event.
12:00 p.m.- Dak Prescott
1:00 p.m.- David Mills, Terran Vaugh
1:30 p.m.- Davis Mills will throw a football pass to NASCAR driver Ty Hymel
2:00 p.m.- Emmitt Smith
* Schedule is subject to change.
Photo courtesy: Central Green Park
This is a great opportunity for Katy fans to interact with their favorite local sports. The event will go on with light rain, but if there is torrential rain or lightning, the rain date is March 12, 2022 from 11:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.