Looking back on 2009, with its many surprises, triumphs and disappoints, there are several moments from the past year that sports fans will remember.
Whether it was on a field, court or a mat, the Commerce, East Jackson and community recreation athletes spent 2009 looking for victory across the board. Some would find it, while others look forward to next year.
While 2010 will bring some changes to each of the teams, one thing remains – the local sport fans will have plenty to look forward to. In no particular order, here are some of the top sport stories from 2009.