Mike Scroggins - Bowling
Why Honored: It's hard to call a person turning 50 a rookie, but that was the case with Scroggins last year as he joined the PBA50 Tour (Professional Bowlers Association) and flourished.
Scroggins won three times in 2015 on the PBA50 tour, earning the rookie of the year honor.
What made his effort even more impressive is Scroggins had to sit out last year with a foot injury.
Scroggins is a rare two-time winner of the Risenhoover Award and owns eight career PBA titles, including the 2005 USBC Masters and 2009 U.S. Open.
Quotable: "I was really shocked when I found out I was receiving this great honor. After hurting my foot I really didn't know what to expect. But winning my first time out really gave me confidence."