CATAWBA COUNTY SPORTS HALL OF FAME: 2 classes to be inducted Monday night

Published Sunday, May 8th, 2022

By CHRIS HOBBS HobbsDailyReport.com HICKORY — The Catawba County Sports Hall of Fame will grow to 99 on Monday night when the Hickory Metro Sports Commission (HMSC) includes classes selected for 2020 and 2022. The HOF has not had an induction ceremony in two years because of COVID. The ceremony is Monday at 6 p.m. at the Highland Recreation Center …

HALL OF FAME: Catawba County’s 2022 class includes 2 fishermen

Published Tuesday, March 8th, 2022

HobbsDailyReport.com By CODY DALTON HICKORY — After a two-year hiatus, the Hickory Metro Sports Commission (HMSC) has announced the return of the Catawba County Sports Hall of Fame (CCSHOF) induction ceremony along with a new induction class. The CCSHOF Class of 2022 includes former Hickory High, Western Carolina and professional baseball standout Christopher “Grant” Brittain; longtime NASCAR driver and former …

BREAKING NEWS: Catawba County Hall of Fame adds 5; induction set for May 2021

Published Thursday, March 26th, 2020

Selections include former Bandys star Chappell, St. Stephens’ wrestling coach, ex-Hickory standout Willis   HobbsDailyReport.com HICKORY – The Hickory Metro Sports Commission’s Catawba County Sports Hall of Fame has made five selections for its Class of 2020 but won’t induct the picks until May of 2021. The induction ceremony is delayed because of COVID-19 (Coronavirus) regulations at the local, state …

CATAWBA COUNTY SPORTS HALL OF FAME: Class to be announced soon but no induction ceremony this year

Published Thursday, March 19th, 2020

HobbsDailyReport.com HICKORY – The induction ceremony for the Class of 2020 for the Catawba County Sports Hall of Fame has been cancelled. The class is expected to announced early next week – as well as a Team of Distinction for 2020 – but induction will come in May of 2021, Ju Ju Phillips, chairman of the Hall of Fame committee, …

CATAWBA COUNTY SPORTS HALL OF FAME: Close-knit group grows to 89 with induction of Class of 2019

Published Wednesday, May 15th, 2019

By CHRIS HOBBS HobbsDailyReport.com HICKORY – The Catawba County Sports Hall of Famers are a close-knit group. When the fraternity grew by five on Monday night at the Highland Recreation Center, nearly 50 of the 89 members – or someone from their family – came to honor a five-person class of inductees. The Hall of Fame — in its 19th …