The Grundy County High Sports Hall of Fame induction banquet is Saturday night in the GCHS cafeteria beginning at 5 p.m. Tickets are $15 in advance and $20 the night of the banquet. Tickets are limited to the first 250 sold.
The guest speaker for this year’s event is Darrell Patterson, retired sports director of News Channel 9. Being inducted this year are Juanita Merrill, Big Jim Fults, Louie Ladd, Ray Winton and Coach Edd Cantrell.
The GCHS Sports Hall of Fame is in its third year of existence. This year’s class joins Jerry Bryant, Hugh Hill, Horace Moore, Coach Ricky Richards, Mary Ellen Patten, Tannis Overturf, Joe Malone, Coach Holly Brown, Coach Frank Clay, the 1998 Lady Yellow Jacket basketball team, Gayle Meeks, Barbara Meeks Hill, Kaye Meeks Durham, Judie Meeks Jacobs, Sheila Meeks Gallagher, Kenneth Fults, Coach John A. Anderson, Coach Chris Pickett, and the 1963 Yellow Jacket football team as hall of fame members.