5 to Be Inducted Into NKY Sports Hall of Fame

Five more people will be inducted into the Northern Kentucky Sports Hall of Fame at a ceremony on Wednesday, February 19, at 1 p.m. at the Villa Hills Civic Club.

Greg McQueary ​was a longtime coach - 29 years in Kentucky, with 13 in Northern Kentucky. He led boys and girls tennis programs, and boys basketball. At Boone County, McQueary led the Rebels to the Kentucky Sweet 16 in 2012. He was named 9th Region coach of the year in 2007, 2008, and 2012.

He has also spend fifteen years as a volleyball official.

Michael Brock ​graduated from Simon Kenton in 2003 after three years of varsity basketball. He scored 1,744 points and grabbed 1,029 rebounds.

As a senior, he was named to the Courier-Journal ​first team all-state, the Associated Press second team all-state, and competed in the Kentucky-Indiana all-star game.

Brock played at Eastern Kentucky for four years, winning two Ohio Valley Conference titles in 2005 and 2007, earning two trips to the NCAA Tournament.

Michael Code​ ​is the head boys basketball coach at Bishop Brossart where he has a career record of 245-134. In 2007, Brossart won the All A Classic. 

He was named KABC coach of the year in 2007 and 2016, Cincinnati Enquirer ​coach of the year in 2007, Kentucky Post ​coach of the year in 2007, and the 10th Region coach of the year in 2013.

Prior to taking over at Brossart, Code served as an assistant at Highlands from 1996 to 2003 where the Bluebirds won four 9th Region titles, finishing as state runner-up in 1997.

Dennis Soard ​coached the Holmes girls basketball team for thirteen years, winning 9th Region titles in 1993 and 1999. His teams won nine district championships, three conference titles, and twelve of his players received college scholarships.

Soard is a member of the Northern Kentucky Athletic Directors Hall of Fame and the Holmes Court of Honor Hall of Fame.

He was also a star baseball player in high school, batting .367 in 1967 and making the conference all-star team in 1968. He played at Northern Kentucky for two seasons.

James David Trosper ​graduated from Boone County in 1988 and was a starting linebacker for three years, serving as team captain his senior year. In 1988, he was chosen as a member of the all-state team.

The Rebels played in back-to-back state championship games in 1987 and 1988. 

He was awarded the Owen Hauck Cliff Award.

Trosper went to Union College where he played football and was selected two times as All-Conference Mid South. He was the captain for two years, and voted as the Most Valuable Player by his peers two times. He has his name in the record book for the most single game tackles at 19.

He began a coaching career 25 years ago, coaching at Union College, Morehead State, and Holmes and Conner high schools.

-Staff report