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Louisiana Sports Hall Of Fame 2018 Induction Weekend

August 6 2018 | blog

The City of Natchitoches, Natchitoches Events Center and the Chateau Saint Denis Hotel had the honor of hosting the 2018 Louisiana Sports Hall Of Fame Induction Ceremony and weekend festivities, for the 43rd year!

Eleven inductees officially joined the Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame on June 30, 2018. The eleven members of the 2018 LSHOF Induction Class include football standouts Brandon Stokley and Reggie Wayne, coaches Lewis Cook and Jerry Simmons, Grambling and pro basketball star Larry Wright, 18-year MLB pitching veteran and LSU star Russ Springer, 1975 BassMasters Classic champion Jack Haines and the late Paul Candies, a member of the International Drag Racing Association Hall of Fame, former Saints player, Steve Gleason, who is one of the world’s leading advocates for ALS patients as he battles the disease; and Distinguished Service Award in Sport Journalism recipients Scooter Hobbs of the Lake Charles American Press and Lyn Rollins, the acclaimed Pineville broadcaster who has done extensive work for Cox Sports Television.

The action packed weekend consisted of a variety of activities around Natchitoches including a welcome reception, the Bank of Montgomery Bowling Bash, Rockin' River Fest and the annual Induction Ceremony, to cap the weekend off, which was held in historic downtown Natchitoches, Louisiana at The Natchitoches Events Center.

Congratulations to the 2018 Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame Inductees!