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Covington Schools Athletics Hall of Fame Inductees Announced

The Tom Ellis Athletic Memorial Foundation announced that it will again be hosting the Covington Public Schools Athletic Hall of Fame induction ceremony and celebration for the seventh year in a row.

The event will take place from 6 to 9 p.m., Saturday, March 23 at the Radisson Cincinnati Riverfront.

Ten athletes will be inducted into the Hall of Fame, as well as Paul Redden, head coach of the William Grant High School football team which won two state championships in 1929 and 1932.

Salad, dinner, dessert, a cash bar, souvenir program, and raffle will be included in the evening, along with a video presentation by Cam Miller Films. Approximately 200 alumni and community leaders are expected to attend.

This year’s inductees include:

Alan Barker (Baseball & Basketball) Holmes Class of 1990

Woody Cottengim (Football, Track, & Basketball) Holmes Class of 1965

Tanya Carr-Goetz (Softball & Cheerleading) Holmes Class of 1976

Arrez Henderson (Basketball) Holmes Class of 2008

Greg Hornsby (Soccer & Football) Holmes Class of 1989

Mike Powers (Baseball) Holmes Class of 1980

Paul Redden, William Grant Coach 1927-1952

Yvonne Humphrey Sweat (Women’s Basketball & Softball) Holmes Class of 1984

Asiah Hodgen Watkins (Track, Volleyball, & Women’s Basketball) Holmes Class of 1997

James Earl Williams (Baseball) Holmes Class of 1968

Mike Wolfe (Cross Country & Track), Holmes Class of 1963

Tickets for the dinner and awards ceremony are $50 for adults and $25 for children under 12 years of age. Tickets will not be sold at the door and should be reserved by March 18. For more information or to purchase tickets, call Gary Huhn at 859.292.3965. A ticket order form can also be found at under the Community tab.

-Staff report
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