KC Hall of Fame

Athletics Hall of Fame

Annually honoring KC's greatest athletes, teams, coaches and athletic contributors.

Inductees for the Hall of Fame 2014 season:

Football:

  • Mike Sargent (player from 1965-66) more info
  • Steve Sakis (player from 1969-70) more info

Men's Basketball:

  • Ed Erickson (player from 1955-57) more info

Women’s Basketball:

  • Lisa Payne (player from 1988-90) more info

Team:

  • 1986 Women’s Basketball Team (First women’s conference championship in school history, finished seventh nationally with 28-9 record, head coach Evelyn Blalock) more info

Contributors:

  • Terry Stembridge, Sr. (longtime radio announcer for KC Athletics) more info
  • Marion Turner (played football from 1959-60, assistant coach from 1975-91, head coach from 1992-96, former KC Board member and KC instructor) more info

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Hall of Fame

Hall of Fame - 2013 Inductees

Football player: Kyle Cunningham (1978-79)
Football player: C.G. Mata (1961-62)
Football player: Leonard Carey (1969)
Men's Basketball player: Tom Farrell (1966)
Women’s Basketball player: Cheron Wells (1989)
Team: 1993-94 Men’s Basketball Team
Contributor: David Castles: longtime KC teacher, coach and athletic director

Hall of Fame - 2012 Inductees
  • Football player: Michael Wright (1977-78)
  • Football player: Darnell Losak (1965-66)
  • Football player: Wayne Barginear (1961-62)
  • Men's Basketball player: Ronnie Monks (1961-63)
  • Women’s Basketball player and coach: Shanna Clayton Johnson (player from 1984-86, assistant coach from 1988-97)
  • Teams: 1961-62 and 1962-63 basketball teams
  • Contributor: Archie Whitfield (longtime employee at KC)
Hall of Fame - 2011 Inductees
  • Football player: Bob Laird (1977-78)
  • Football player: Randy Lemons (1965-66)
  • Football player: Glenn Ingram (1964-65)
  • Football coach: Jimmy Parks (1942 and 1946)
  • Men's Basketball player: Clifton Harris (1970-71)
  • Women’s Basketball player: Linda Watson (1992-93)
  • Teams: 1977 and 1978 football teams
  • Contributors: Cecelia Sanders (secretary to the director of athletics and student activities for more than 20 years)
Hall of Fame - 2010 Inductees
  • Contributors: Jerry and Shalia Pybas
  • Women's Basketball player: Rosalind Hodge (1988)
  • Football player: Ricky Hardin (1978)
  • Basketball player: Ted Whillock (1956)
  • Football player: Sid Bailey (1966)
Hall of Fame - 2009 Inductees

Men's Football: Steve Atchley (1966-67), Pat Murphy (1967-68), George Riley (1950-51) and Ray Woodard (1980-81)
Men's Basketball: Wilmer Cox (1956-58)
Women’s Basketball: Tina Malone (1991-92)
Team: 1975 KC Football Team
Contributor: Wayne Fortson (team doctor for several years at KC)

Hall of Fame - 2008 Inductees
  • Men's Football: Glenn Tucker (1967), Charles Jungmichel (1937-39), Gary Reeves (1959-60), Boyd Converse (coach, 1964-66)
  • Men's Basketball: Gerald Woodard (1960-62)
  • Women's Basketball: Marsha Morneau-Phillips (1984-86)
  • Basketball Team: 1992-93 women's team
  • Contributor: Calvin Fortson
  • Also Honoring: 1966 Men's National Championship football team and Ned Duncan for making the NJCAA Hall of Fame.
Hall of Fame - 2007 Inductees
  • Basketball Team: 1964-65 Men’s Basketball Team
  • Men's Basketball player: Sammy Hervey (1970-72)
  • Women's Basketball player: ShaRhonda Reynolds (1991-93)
  • Football player: Victor Jordan (1940-41)
  • Football Coach: Charlie Simmons (1967-75)
  • Contributors: Clyde Lee Players Association and Latane Speer, KC government instructor since 1971
Hall of Fame - 2006 Inductees

Team: 1939 Football Team; 1971 Football Team

Women's Basketball Player: Kim Hill (1989-1991)

Men's Basketball Player: Freddy Steele (1961-1965)

Football Players: John Gregory (1965-1966) and Lester Belrose (1974-1975)

Contributor: Jim Campbell

Hall of Fame - 2005 Inductees

Team: 1990 Women's Basketball Team

Women's Basketball Player: Kim Spencer (1989 - 1990)

Men's Basketball Players: Don Stanley (1958 - 1959); Pat Stanley (1958 - 1959)

Football Players: Roger Ellis (1961 - 1962); Bobby Dill (1946 - 1947); Roger Adams (1977 - 1978)

Contributor: Hershell Curtis (1940 - 1941)

Hall of Fame - 2004 Inductees

Team: 1958 Men's basketball National Championship Team

Football Players: Gilly Davis (1935-1937);  Alan Neveux (1946-1947); Dickey McGaughey (1961-1962); and Andy Durret (1966-1967)

Men's Basketball Player: Sid Cohen 1956-1958

Women's Basketball Player: Regina Wright 1989-1991

Contributor: Mr. & Mrs. Billy Bob Terrell

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For information about Hall of Fame:

Jimmy Rieves
Director
Student Development and Athletics
Phone:
(903) 988-7536
Office:
Student Support Bldg. (SS), 120
Gail Jackson
Professional Support Assistant
Student Development and Athletics
Phone:
(903) 988-7537
Office:
Student Support Bldg. (SS), 120