Hall of Fame welcomes new inductees at Football Luncheon

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Former University of Missouri quarterback Brad Smith, two former coaches in Missouri State University’s Jesse Branch and Waynesville High School’s Rick Vernon – as well as a pair of state championship football teams in 1981 Greenwood Laboratory School and 1997 Springfield Catholic High School – are now part of even greater elite company. The Missouri… Read more »

Inductee spotlight: 1981 Greenwood Laboratory state champs

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Glenn Adams, the running back who would score the winning touchdowns in the state championship victory months later, still remembers two-a-day practices in August. How could he not? Before the Greenwood Laboratory School 1981 Football Team reached its destiny, it first had to journey through … a Springfield city park. “Coach (Paul) Mullins made us… Read more »

Inductee spotlight: 1981 Greenwood Laboratory state champs

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Glenn Adams, the running back who would score the winning touchdowns in the state championship victory months later, still remembers two-a-day practices in August. How could he not? Before the Greenwood Laboratory School 1981 Football Team reached its destiny, it first had to journey through … a Springfield city park. “Coach (Paul) Mullins made us… Read more »

Inductee spotlight: Mizzou quarterback Brad Smith

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He had chances to stay close to home and play college football at what you might consider mid-majors. But talk about timing. Just as Youngstown, Ohio All-State quarterback Brad Smith was pairing down his choices, a head coach from one of those interested schools got hired to lead the University of Missouri football program. “We… Read more »

MSHOF to honor 18 at Enshrinement in Independence on Nov. 12

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The Missouri Sports Hall of Fame will soon host an Enshrinement in Independence presented by Great Southern Bank, with the Hall of Fame to honor 16 individuals, a high school wrestling program and two national championship football teams. President & Executive Director Jerald Andrews on Wednesday announced the Enshrinement in Kansas City class, which will… Read more »

Hall of Fame to honor 16 at Football Luncheon October 16

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Former University of Missouri quarterback Brad Smith, Missouri State University coach Jesse Branch, Waynesville High School coach Rick Vernon as well as two state championship high school football teams – 1981 Greenwood Laboratory and 1997 Springfield Catholic – will soon be inducted into the Missouri Sports Hall of Fame. President & Executive Director Jerald Andrews… Read more »

Congratulations to winners of Sporting Clays Classic

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WALNUT SHADE – Alan Treadwell and Lebanon’s Matt Morgan won their respective rounds of the sixth annual Sporting Clays Classic presented by Killian Construction and presented by Bass Pro Shops, connecting on 95 and 93 (of 100 clays each), respectively, on Friday at the Ozarks Shooters Complex. Treadwell, playing with a Bass Pro Shops team,… Read more »