Grambling State University is hosting a Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame “Celebrating Our Legends” recognition Saturday when the Tigers host arch-rival Southern, with a halftime event spotlighting one of Grambling’s greatest basketball stars.
Hobbs, Rollins to join LSHOF Induction Class of 2018
Colorful, award-winning Lake Charles sportswriter Scooter Hobbs and widely-acclaimed Pineville broadcaster Lyn Rollins have been selected as 2018 recipients of the Distinguished Service Award in Sports Journalism from the Louisiana Sports Writers Association.
Six-time Pro Bowl receiver Reggie Wayne, 18-year Major League Baseball pitcher Russ Springer, NBA champion and two-time Grambling All-American Larry Wright, and 15-year NFL receiver and two-time Super Bowl champion Brandon Stokley are among eight competitive ballot inductees.
Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame 1978 inductee Charlie Hennigan, a Northwestern State graduate who still holds one NFL receiving record a half-century after he played and is in the top six all-time of four more statistics, passed away Wednesday at age 82.