Diamond 9: Caitlin Chapin led Ozark’s softball rise

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All Caitlin Chapin wanted to do in fast-pitch softball was help raise the profile of the Ozark High School program. She and her teammates made it happen, as in the fall of 2007 the Lady Tigers reached the program’s first final four. “When we first started, we were playing in shorts and playing in little… Read more »

Winners announced in Lake of the Ozarks golf

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OSAGE BEACH – Former big-leaguer Scott Bailes, a 2013 inductee into the Missouri Sports Hall of Fame, led the Price Cutter team to a co-victory in the Lake of the Ozarks Celebrity Golf Classic at the Club at Porto Cima. Nearly 30 teams competed in the Hall’s April 13 event sponsored by Missouri Eagle and… Read more »

Andrews: Final Four reception another success

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INDIANAPOLIS — What a great way to end a basketball season. The Missouri Basketball Coaches Association and the Missouri Sports Hall of Fame concluded the college basketball season with a Final Four Reception sponsored by the O’Reilly brothers, as coaches, athletic directors and fans from the state caught up over the weekend.Murr Missouri Sports Hall of… Read more »

An 11th anniversary: The Boy and The Man statue

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It has long served as a reminder of what sports can and should be. Of the star athlete never forgetting the fans. Of a child’s love for the game and his hero only growing. “The Boy and The Man” life-size bronze statue – which depicts former St. Louis Cardinals great Stan “The Man” Musial signing… Read more »

La Russa to be honored as a Missouri Sports Legend

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2015 Baseball Luncheon Information & Details         SPRINGFIELD – The Missouri Sports Hall of Fame is proud to announce that it will honor former St. Louis Cardinals manager Tony La Russa as a Missouri Sports Legend in a ceremony on May 27 in Springfield. The honor highlights the Hall’s annual Baseball Sports Enthusiasts… Read more »

Hall honors Burnett, Lady Bears, Phillips, Reynolds

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SPRINGFIELD — The Missouri Sports Hall of Fame honored former Missouri State University women’s basketball coach Cheryl Burnett as a Missouri Sports Legend during its second annual Women in Sports Luncheon presented by the Bee Payne-Stewart Foundation on Monday at the Ramada Oasis Convention Center. Additionally, the Hall inducted the Lady Bears’ 1992 and 2001… Read more »