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2018 Class Announced for the Limestone County Sports Hall of Fame
posted April 19, 2018

The Limestone County Sports Hall of Fame is proud to announce its seven-member class of 2018. The class will be formally inducted and recognized at the 16th Hall of Fame Banquet, June 9, 2018 at the Limestone County Event Center. Tickets for the event will be going on sale in the near future and can be purchased at the United Way in Athens.

The Members of the 2018 class include:
Michael Boley – Former All-State football player for Coach Tommy Hunter and the Elkmont Red Devils.

Carl Wayne Bolton – Generally considered one of the best quarterbacks to ever play for Athens High School.

Candace Byrd – The former Tanner High school standout, is one of the most decorated women basketball players in Limestone County history.

Manion Coffman - The former running back at Elkmont High School was an honorable mention All-American selection his senior season with the Red Devils accounting for 25 touchdowns.

Herb Hannah – Played 6-man football at West Limestone High School in 1941 and 1942.

Billy Hargrove – Hargrove was a four sport letterman at Athens High School.

Keith Schrimsher - A former Athens Bible School pitching great, Schrimsher dominated opposing hitters.

Limestone County Sports Hall of Fame President Jeff Hodges says the 2018 class is a special one. “Once again we have an outstanding group of inductees for the 2018 class. From a Super Bowl champion, to collegiate standouts and high school legends, the members of this class are certainly deserving. It is a group who represented Limestone County well both on and off the athletic field,” said Hodges.

The annual LCSHOF Golf Tournament will be held on June 7 at Cranebrake Golf Club and will sponsored by OrthoSports Athens and the Orthopaedic Center. The cost for the four-man scramble event is $400 per team. All proceeds go toward scholarships for local high school students. For more information, please call Barry DeVine at 777-3810.

Click here to read the entire press release including short bios of all the inductees.

posted on March 23, 2010

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Each individual member’s contribution has been a source of pride in Limestone County’s sports history and each member has impacted many lives in our community.

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