Greater Knoxville Sports HOF to induct 10 members Thursday

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT) -- The 32nd Annual Greater Knoxville Sports Hall of Fame Dinner and Induction Ceremony will feature NASCAR Driver Jeff Gordon as a speaker. The ceremonies will take place July 11 at the Knoxville Convention Center.

Highlighting this years induction class is former United States Olympian Bill Schmidt. Schmidt was the last American man to medal in the javelin which he did at the 1972 Olympic Games in Munich.

Hospitality: 5:00 p.m.
Dinner: 5:45 p.m.
Induction Ceremony: 7:15 p.m.

Class of 2013

Neil Clabo
football

Doyle Human
official

Ed Irvin
coach

Bernadette Locke-Mattox
basketball

Holland Phillips
boxing

Mary Ellis Richardson
tennis

Bill Schmidt
track

Jay Searcy
media

George Underwood
basketball

Virginia Ann McGrath Weaver
swimming

2013 Special Award Recipients

Rick Honeycutt
Thanks for the Memories

Chase Headley
Chad Pennington Professional Athlete of the Year

Randall Cobb
Chad Pennington Professional Athlete of the Year

Tamika Catchings
Pat Summitt Ignite Greatness Award


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