110 Special Achievement Award winners to be recognized at Enshrinement

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The Missouri Sports Hall of Fame is proud to announce that a combination of nearly 100 student-athletes, coaches and teams will be honored with Special Achievement Awards during the 2018 Enshrinement presented by Killian Construction. Special Achievement Awards are bestowed on national champions, First Team All-Americans and others who received national recognition while competing for… Read more »

Inductee spotlight: Dan Lucy, KOLR 10 Sports Director

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Long before his TV sports broadcasting days, he developed his reporting chops as a free-lance writer the old-fashioned way: A student by day working his way into the University of Missouri School of Journalism. A beat writer at night covering the 1983-1984 Mizzou basketball team, even lugging around a portable typewriter and dictating two stories… Read more »

Inductee spotlight: Rick Grayson, PGA Teaching Professional

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Whenever Rick Grayson ultimately sinks his final putt, those eager to follow him as one of Springfield’s next great golf gurus probably will feel like the act after Elvis has left the building. Certainly, his resume wows, given Grayson has been a Professional Golf Association (PGA) teaching professional for 33 years. But that’s just skimming… Read more »

Hall of Fame announces Enshrinement Ceremonies for January 2018

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Mike Garrett, the 1965 Heisman Trophy winning running back who played on the Kansas City Chiefs’ two Super Bowl teams, will headline the Missouri Sports Hall of Fame’s Enshrinement Ceremonies of 2018 presented by Killian Construction, set for Sunday, January 28 in Springfield. President & Executive Director Jerald Andrews announced Tuesday the Class of 2018,… Read more »

Inductee spotlight: Mizzou’s Doug Smith

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He traveled from Detroit determined to carry the University of Missouri deep into the Big Dance, along the way emerged as one of its all-time greats and then received the ultimate compliment in his final home game. Doug Smith remembers it like yesterday – not so much because the Mizzou Tigers surprised him by retiring… Read more »

Hall of Fame announces Basketball Luncheon presented by Mercy

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Former University of Missouri standout Doug Smith, longtime high school basketball coaches Terry Writer and Lynn Long, and the Kickapoo High School Girls Basketball Program soon will be inducted into the Missouri Sports Hall of Fame. The honorees headline the Hall of Fame’s annual Basketball Tipoff Luncheon presented by Mercy, set for 11 a.m. on… Read more »