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Hall of Fame nominations open

Posted on Thursday, April 5, 2018 at 3:35 pm

It’s time to nominate the finest in Grundy’s history for the 2018 Class of the Grundy County High School Sports Hall of Fame. The public may nominate former players, coaches, teams and contributors who were outstanding in their time with GCHS sports programs.
To be eligible to become a GCHS Hall of Fame member, male and female athletes must have graduated from Grundy County High School, be at least 25 years old with the exception of death preventing nominees from fulfilling the graduation and age requirements. They also may not have a felony criminal record.
Someone who is nominated as a coach or a contributor is not required to have graduated from GCHS but may not have a felony record. Teams nominated will be considered as a whole based on their achievements in play.
Anyone submitting a nomination must provide all needed information on the nomination included but not limited to: current contact information for the nominee, statistics, records, honors and other information that explains why the nominee is worthy of being voted into the hall of fame.
When nominating a contributor, persons should list what the contributor has done to promote and or support athletic programs at GCHS.
The nomination period will be from now until April 20, 2018. Nominations may be emailed or mailed to Hall of Fame committee chairman David Lowrie at dlowrie@blomand.net or P.O. Box 7, Coalmont TN 37313. You may also get your nomination to committee members Rooster Brewer, Louie Ladd, Pat Boston, Bobby Gallagher, Shelia Gallagher, Hugh Hill, Ray Winton or Mike Oliver.
2017 will mark the 5th class inducted into the GCHS Hall of Fame. Previous classes are:
2013
Jerry Bryant, Hugh Hill, Horace Moore, 1998 Girls Basketball Team, Coach Ricky Richards, Mary Ellen Patton, Tannis Overturf, Joe Malone, Hollie Brown and Frank Clay
2014
Kenneth Fults, Chris Pickett, Coach John A. Anderson, the Meeks Sisters and 1963 Football Team.
2015
Louie Ladd, Ray Winton, Juanita “Fatso” Miller, Big Jim Fults and Coach Ed Cantrell
2016
Benjie Graham, Kim Woodlee, Rayburn Anderson, Eugene Oliver, Raymond Hargis, Rachel Cheek, Jim Gallagher, Freddy Hale, the 1953 football team and the 1955 Girls basketball team.
2017
Mike Gifford, Haskell “Bright Eyes” Crisp, 1980-81 Women’s Basketball Team, George Clay, Jimmy Gipson, James “Hoover” Gunn, Bob Stinnett, Ray Tipton, Kyle Brewer, Debbie (Nunley) Ladd, Nancy McGovern, Marcia (Walker) Bess and Janice Overturf.