SWC Hall of Fame Luncheons

SOUTHWEST CONFERENCE HALL OF FAME

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SOUTHWEST CONFERENCE HOF TO ADD 9 NEW MEMBERS ON OCTOBER 2, 2017 IN FORT WORTH 

The 2017 class will honor former Arkansas College Football All-American, Dick Bumpas, All-SWC Baylor basketball player, Maggie Davis-Stinnett, three-time National Title winner from the University of Houston golfer, Steve Elkington, four-time SWC hurdle champion from Rice, Bobby May, SMU tennis standout, Jennifer Santrock, University of Texas five-time tennis All American, Beverly Bowes-Hackney, Texas A&M basketball legend, Sonny Parker, former TCU star sprinter, Horatio Porter and three-time All-SWC basketball player from Texas Tech, Jason Sasser. 

The Southwest Conference Hall of Fame is one of four separate halls of fame housed within the Texas Sports Hall of Fame located in Waco.

The 2017 induction class will be enshrined during a luncheon Monday October 2, 2017 in Fort Worth at the Brown-Lupton University Union on the TCU Campus. Please contact Emily McAnsh (emily.mcansh@tshof.org) or at 254-756-1633 to order tickets.

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 14 UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS GREATS SLATED FOR INDUCTION INTO

THE SOUTHWEST CONFERENCE HALL OF FAME

Waco - - The Texas Sports Hall of Fame (TSHOF), in conjunction with the Arkansas Sports Hall of Fame
and the Little Rock Touchdown Club, is proud to announce 14 new members from the University of
Arkansas into its 2017 class of inductees for the Southwest Conference Hall of Fame: Jim Benton
(football, deceased) Ron Brewer (basketball), Ronnie Caveness, (football, deceased) Joe Ferguson
(football), Edrick Floreal (track & field), Orville Henry (sportswriter, deceased), Steve Little (football,
deceased) Fred Marshall (football), Cynthia Moore (track & field), Wear Schoonover (football,
deceased) Amber Shirey (basketball), Billy Ray Smith Sr. (football, deceased) Darrell Walker
(basketball), Dennis Winston (football)
Sponsored by the Texas Sports Hall of Fame, the Southwest Conference (SWC) Hall of Fame induction
ceremony and luncheon will be held at the Embassy Suites Little Rock (11301 Financial Centre Pkwy,
Little Rock, AR 72211) on Monday, October 30th, at 11:30 AM. Visit www.lrtouchdown.com or call
501-690-3944 to reserve event tickets and to access sponsorship information.
“We are once again delighted to work with the University of Arkansas in honoring another amazing class
of inductees into the Southwest Conference Hall of Fame,” said Cooper Jones, the President/CEO of the
Texas Sports Hall of Fame. “Their accomplishments and dedication to their families and their schools set
a high standard of excellence that exemplifies the very best of the Southwest Conference era, and has left
a great legacy for all Razorbacks to be very proud of.”
The Southwest Conference Hall of Fame is one of four separate halls of fame housed within the Texas
Sports Hall of Fame’s physical structure. They include the Texas High School Football Hall of Fame, the
Texas Tennis Hall of Fame, the Texas Sports Hall of Fame and now, the Southwest Conference Hall of
Fame.
“The Southwest Conference played such an important part in our program’s history and we are pleased to
once again recognize nine deserving Razorbacks who helped make our tenure in that league so
successful,” University of Arkansas Vice Chancellor and Athletic Director Jeff Long said. “This year’s
inductee class includes a diverse group of Razorback legends who either coached or competed
successfully during their distinguished collegiate careers. And while they all competed in different sports,
they all share a common trait of representing the University of Arkansas and the Southwest Conference
with great class and dignity.”
Media interviews with the inductees will be available before and after the luncheon
 

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TEN FORMER RED RAIDERS TO BE INDUCTED INTO SOUTHWEST CONFERENCE HOF September 2, 2017

The 2017 induction class will be enshrined Sept. 2 during a luncheon at United Supermarkets Arena

 

LUBBOCK, Texas – Ten former Red Raiders will join the all-time greats in the Southwest Conference Hall of Fame this September as part of 2017 induction class. Larry Hays (baseball), Rodney Allison (football), Alicia Thompson (women's basketball), Will Flemons (men's basketball), Marcus Coleman (football), Byron Hanspard (football), Thomas Howard (football), James Mays (track and field), Ruben Garcia (baseball), and Robert McKinney (men’s golf) make up the star-studded 10-member induction class.  The SWC Hall of Fame is one of four separate halls of fame housed within the Texas Sports Hall of Fame located in Waco. Members of the Texas Sports Hall of Fame are automatically included in the SWC Hall of Fame.  The 2017 induction class will be enshrined during a Sept. 2 luncheon prior to the Red Raider football season opener against Eastern Washington. The luncheon begins at 11 a.m. in the City Bank Room at United Supermarkets Arena. 


For tickets, please contact the Red Raider Club at 806-742-1196.  SOLD OUT

 

 

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SOUTHWEST CONFERENCE HOF ADDS 15 FORMER BAYLOR GREATS SEPTEMBER 8, 2017

WACO, Texas – Fifteen former Bears will join the all-time greats in the Southwest Conference Hall of Fame September 8, 2017. This induction class includes Danny Brabham (track and field), Fritz Connally (baseball), Todd Harbour (track and field), Don Heathington (basketball), Vinnie Johnson (basketball), Jack Lummus (football and baseball), Bill Menefee (men’s basketball coach and athletic director), Deon Minor (track and field), Steve Macko (baseball), Natalie Nalepa (track and cross country), Del Shofner (football, track and field, and baseball), Stacey Bowers-Smith (track and field), Mickey Sullivan (baseball, football, baseball coach), Ricky Thompson (football and track and field),  and Micheal Williams (basketball). The Southwest Conference Hall of Fame is one of four separate halls of fame housed within the Texas Sports Hall of Fame located in Waco. Members of the Texas Sports Hall of Fame are automatically included in the Southwest Conference Hall of Fame.

The 2017 induction class will be enshrined during a luncheon Friday September 8th at the Texas Sports Hall of Fame. The induction class will also be recognized Saturday September 9th at the Baylor football game against UTSA. For luncheon tickets, please contact Emily McAnsh at 254-756-1633. 

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The Southwest Conference (SWC) Hall of Fame is sponsored by the Texas Sports Hall of Fame.