Kansas Sports Hall of Fame to have 12 inductees for 2016 class

WICHITA, Kan. (KSNT) – There was nothing short of legendary when the Kansas Sports Hall of Fame announced their 2016 class.

Bob Davis headlines the pack as the long-time broadcaster for the Royals and the Jayhawks was included in the 12-person class.

Davis announced his retirement this past spring after being a broadcaster for 48 years.

The late Washburn Coach Steve Anson is also being inducted.

Anson played baseball at K-State before coaching Washburn to more than 800 victories.

Anson tragically died in a tree trimming accident in 2014.

Jerry Kill, Former Minnesota Coach and now Associate Athletic Director at K-State is also part of the 2016 class.

Kill has had experiences all throughout Kansas including being a coach at Pittsburg State and Emporia State.

Other Inductees:

Tamecka Dixon (Women’s Basketball, Kansas)
Bill Dotson (Track and Field, Kansas)
Scott Huffman (Track and Field, Kansas)
Deandra Doubrava (Track and Field, Emporia State)
Jaime Mendez (Football, Kansas State)
Lafayette Norwood (Basketball, Golf) (High School)
Austra Skujtye (Track and Field, Kansas State)
George Sweatt (Baseball, Pittsburg State)
Bill Bridges (Basketball, Kansas)

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