Joshua Morrison/News On Saturday, the inaugural class of the Knox County Sports Hall of Fame was inducted at the Knox County Historical Society. From left, are nominating committee members Dr. Don Swegan, Dr. Rod Beckett, Coach J.D. Graham and Phil Houbler, speaker Dave Culbertson, inductee Richard Mavis, and speakers Grant Pepper and David Greer. The two-hour program covered athletes from Knox County, including Cookie Cunningham, Ollie Cline, Dick Shuff, Richie Hoyt, Mavis, Doug Davis and Jim Stillwagon. The display contains various pieces of memorabilia and artifacts donated by community members across the decades.

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On Saturday, the inaugural class of the Knox County Sports Hall of Fame was inducted at the Knox County Historical Society. From left, are nominating committee members Dr. Don Swegan, Dr. Rod Beckett, Coach J.D. Graham and Phil Houbler, speaker Dave Culbertson, inductee Richard Mavis, and speakers Grant Pepper and David Greer. The two-hour program covered athletes from Knox County, including Cookie Cunningham, Ollie Cline, Dick Shuff, Richie Hoyt, Mavis, Doug Davis and Jim Stillwagon. The display contains various pieces of memorabilia and artifacts donated by community members across the decades.

 

On Saturday, the inaugural class of the Knox County Sports Hall of Fame was inducted at the Knox County Historical Society. From left, are nominating committee members Dr. Don Swegan, Dr. Rod Beckett, Coach J.D. Graham and Phil Houbler, speaker Dave Culbertson, inductee Richard Mavis,  Jim Gibson, and speakers Grant Pepper and David Greer. The two-hour program covered athletes from Knox County, including Cookie Cunningham, Ollie Cline, Dick Shuff, Richie Hoyt, Mavis, Doug Davis and Jim Stillwagon. The display contains various pieces of memorabilia and artifacts donated by community members across the decades.

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On Saturday, the inaugural class of the Knox County Sports Hall of Fame was inducted at the Knox County Historical Society. From left, are nominating committee members Dr. Don Swegan, Dr. Rod Beckett, Coach J.D. Graham and Phil Houbler, speaker Dave Culbertson, inductee Richard Mavis, Jim Gibson, and speakers Grant Pepper and David Greer. The two-hour program covered athletes from Knox County, including Cookie Cunningham, Ollie Cline, Dick Shuff, Richie Hoyt, Mavis, Doug Davis and Jim Stillwagon. The display contains various pieces of memorabilia and artifacts donated by community members across the decades.

 

Joshua Morrison/News A small exhibit featuring Ollie Cline in the entrance of Knox County Historical Society.

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A small exhibit featuring Ollie Cline in the entrance of Knox County Historical Society.

 

Joshua Morrison/News Emcee and former coach JD Graham views the Knox County Sports Hall of Fame before the ceremony at the Knox County Historical Society on Saturday.

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Emcee and former coach JD Graham views the Knox County Sports Hall of Fame before the ceremony at the Knox County Historical Society on Saturday.

 

Joshua Morrison/News Members of the inaugural class of the Knox County Sports Hall of Fame have a photo and a brief write-up.

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Members of the inaugural class of the Knox County Sports Hall of Fame have a photo and a brief write-up.

 

Joshua Morrison/News Four baseball bats signed by championship Mount Vernon Little League teams.

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Four baseball bats signed by championship Mount Vernon Little League teams.

 

 

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