An innocent action by my colleague Dave Nitz convinced me he was so delighted with living in the past that at any moment he might morph into a man wearing a leisure suit, drinking a Tab, and thumbing through the latest TV Guide.
Danielle Scott, Team USA’s only five-time indoor volleyball Olympian, faced tough challenges on the court throughout her 20-year playing career with the U.S. Women’s National Team. Now she will be recognized for exhibiting extraordinary bravery off the court when USA Volleyball presents her its first-ever Courage Award at the USA Volleyball Hall of Fame on May 22 in Columbus, Ohio.
With Peyton Manning and Les Miles headlining a star-studded induction class, ticket sales are brisk for the 60th Annual Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame Induction Celebration just a few weeks away on June 6-8.
Alexandria native Marie Gagnard, the first Louisiana product to become a professional tennis umpire, is the 2019 winner of the Dave Dixon Louisiana Sports Leadership Award presented by the Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame.
Deeply influential sportswriter Philip Timothy and iconic Louisiana Tech broadcaster Dave Nitz have been selected for the 2019 Distinguished Service Award in Sports Journalism from the Louisiana Sports Writers Association, and will be inducted in the Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame June 8.