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Newport High School Athletics Hall of Fame to Induct New Members

Newport High School's Athletics Hall of Fame will induct new members next month.

Athletes to be inducted include Herb Bonner (1959), Robert Thoney (1942), Cliff Robinson (1963), Charles Leroy "Pete" Droege (1956), Les Temple (1957), David Bedford (1979), and Bill Jones (1958). The Distinguished Service Award will be presented to Jim Weyer and the Coach Award will go to Roy Lucas, Sr. (football, 1994-2000).

The 1980 Newport football team will be honored as a team of distinction.

A reception is scheduled for Monday, February 5, at 5 p.m., before the Newport-Newport Central Catholic basketball game at 7:30 at the Newport High School gymnasium. The ceremony will take place at halftime.

-Staff report