Missouri Sports Hall of Fame to Induct New Class

Posted: Jan 30, 2013 4:57 PM
Updated: Jan 30, 2013 6:48 PM

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JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. - The Missouri Sports Hall of Fame will induct nine individuals, two programs, and name a Missouri sports legend at an enshrinement ceremony in April in Jefferson City.

Here are the listed inductees:

Joe Crede -- Fatima High School, World Series Champ with White Sox
Bob Burchard -- NAIA Hall of Famer
Phil Bradley -- MU 2 sport star
Dennis Licklider and Roberta Licklider -- combined 64 years service to JC Track

Tony Galbreath -- MU running back, Super Bowl champ with NY Giants

Ray Hentges -- Helias football coach, 33 years with 2 state titles
Dr. Chris Leslie -- Camdenton high school trainer for 23 years
Keith Weber -- Former MU pitcher in 1960's, passed away last year

The two program inductees are:
Helias Catholic High School Wrestling -- 12 state titles
Lincoln University Track and Field -- national success, including 10 national women's titles

The Missouri Sports Hall of Fame will also name former Jefferson City Jays football coach, Pete Adkins, its 25th Missouri ports haHll of Fame legend. Adkins coached the Jays for 37 years, with 354 wins, and nine state championshps. His success in Jefferson City included a 71 game winning streak. Adkins earned Missouri Coach of the Year honors eight times, and was inducted into the Missouri Sports Hall of Fame in 1986.

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