Sports Commission Awards announces fall, winter finalists

Nearly 200 student-athletes and 10 teams from southwest Missouri high schools will be honored this summer during the 11h annual Sports Commission Awards. Sponsored by Elliott Lodging, the ceremony is set for Tuesday, June 20 at the Ozark Empire Fairgrounds in Springfield. Doors open at 6 p.m., with the awards show to begin at 7… Read more »

Honorees announced for Spring Sports Luncheon June 7

Missouri native Shaun Marcum, who springboarded from Missouri State University to a near decade career in the big leagues, will headline the Missouri Sports Hall of Fame’s Spring Sports Luncheon presented by the Ozarks Coca-Cola/Dr Pepper Bottling Company. CEO & Executive Director Byron Shive on Friday announced the luncheon, set for 11 AM on Wednesday,… Read more »

Winners announced in Kansas City Celebrity Golf Classic

A big thank you to all the team sponsors in the Kansas City Celebrity Golf Classic, held Monday at Tiffany Greens Golf Club. And the winners are … A Flight – KOLR 10 (55) – Michael Apple, Bob Balderston, Blaine Bolderston, Ron Combs B Flight – Price Cutter Supermarkets (61) – Greg Carlton, Jeremy Lashbrook,… Read more »

Hall of Fame honors Class of 2023 at Kansas City Enshrinement

The Missouri Sports Hall of Fame ushered in its Class of 2023 on Sunday, with former Kansas City Royals All-Star centerfielder Lorenzo Cain and longtime Sporting KC soccer player Matt Besler headlining the honorees. Additionally, former Kansas City Chiefs President Carl Peterson received the Hall of Fame’s President’s Award. A crowd of 600 turned out… Read more »

MSHOF’s High School Golf Clinic draws 100 teens

For an rural school such as Clever High School, its boys golf team doesn’t get many opportunities to learn directly from a golf teaching professional. Which is why Brayden Lightfoot, a senior, was all smiles Monday at Highland Springs Country Club, as he learned from a golf pro – for fee. “I’ve always been a… Read more »

Honorees announced for Kansas City Enshrinement on April 23

Former Kansas City Royals center fielder Lorenzo Cain and longtime Sporting KC standout Matt Besler will soon be inducted into the Missouri Sports Hall of Fame, and former Kansas City Chiefs President Carl Peterson will receive its President’s Award. The trio are headlining the Missouri Sports Hall of Fame’s Kansas City Enshrinement, set for 1… Read more »

Women’s Sports Luncheon draws crowd of 500

A five-sport athlete from Missouri State University, a Drury University All-American swimmer, a state championship Holden High School volleyball coach and a wrestling official are now inductees of the Missouri Sports Hall of Fame. And joining them are teams and eras representing Clinton High School cross country, Glendale High School golf, Greenwood High School track… Read more »