By Keith McShea

It was something special to be a part of the inaugural Prep Talk Awards Monday night at the Hyatt in downtown Buffalo.

Here's a story on the big winners of the evening, which also includes a list of all honorees.

Here's a photo gallery of all Prep Talk Players of the Year who were present, joined by soon-to-be Hall-of-Famer Andre Reed.

(There will be a 24-page special section on the Prep Talk Awards published in Wednesday's Buffalo News).

Here's Reed's keynote address, in which he talked about his high school sports days, the glory years with the Bills and the

And here's how the night was documented on Twitter. We've imbedded some tweets here in the blog -- to see a full review of #PrepTalkAwards tweets during the evening, click on the live blog window at the bottom of the post.

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Andre Reed's keynote speech:


High school sports advocate Dick Gallagher is inducted into Prep Talk Hall of Fame:


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