Hall of Fame announces Baseball Luncheon for May 18

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Longtime Missouri State University athletic director Bill Rowe will be honored as a Missouri Sports Legend, while three individuals will soon be inducted into the Missouri Sports Hall of Fame: the St. Louis Cardinals’ all-time saves leader, closer Jason Isringhausen; Kansas City Royals and nationally known groundskeeper George Toma; and Mansfield High School baseball coach… Read more »

Wynn Award: Camdenton goalkeeper Monique (Willcut) Begley

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Her name is still among the leaders in Missouri high school soccer history, and soon former Camdenton Lakers goalkeeper Monique (Willcut) Begley will be recognized by the Missouri Sports Hall of Fame. A 2002 graduate, Begley is among seven former high school and college athletes to be recognized with the inaugural Wynn Awards at the… Read more »

Licking volleyball of 1975: The first state champs

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In the summer of 1975, as word spread in the small community of Licking that MSHSAA would hold its first state volleyball tournament in the fall, team captains Glenna (Driesel) Adovasio and Trish (Kissiar) Knight rounded up the troops and regularly walked over to the house of the high school janitor. After all, before you… Read more »

FORE! Sign up for our Celebrity Golf Classics

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April 21 – Missouri Sports Hall of Fame’s St. Louis Celebrity Golf Classic presented by Hillyard, Inc., at The Legends in Eureka. Includes 11:30 a.m. lunch and registration, 18 holes with cart, four playing spots (or three with a celebrity), complimentary snacks and on-course beverages, great golfer gift package, team photo for each player. It’s… Read more »

Wynn Award: Stoutland distance runner Jamie Vest

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When the Vest sisters worked on the family farm near Stoutland, their dad liked to say, “My girls can outwork any boy around.” For Jamie Vest, her hard work translated well into her passion for long-distance running. In fact, she became a four-time state champion in cross country as well as in the 3,200 meters… Read more »

Wynn Award: Monett’s Angela (Beckett) Johnson

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Ask former Monett High School standout Angela (Beckett) Johnson about the secrets to her successes in sports – specifically cross country, basketball and track – and she is quick to say this: So many others made it all possible. Still, Johnson was the one who put in the work, and now her career is being… Read more »