Newport High School Announces Sports Hall of Fame Inductees
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Newport High School announced the following inductions into its athletics hall of fame:
Newport Hall Of Fame 2020 Team Of Distinction 2020
The 1940 baseball team won the state's first baseball championship, outscoring their postseason opponents 67 to 8.
Distinguished Service Award
Robert J. “Coach Bob” Mullen
"Coach Bob", who has passed away, helped with football, basketball, and baseball programs.
Mike Foulks-Player 1965, Coach 1978-88
Bob Stone 1943
LeRoy Redmond 1950
Les Redmond 1952
Jim Wood 1956
Gary Michael Faulkner 1963
James David “Buzz” Turner 1979
Donna J. McIntosh Boswell 1981
William Slaughter 1981
Traci Collins 1987
James E. “JJ” Hesch 2007
A ceremony honoring the inductees is scheduled for Tuesday, Feb. 11 at 5 p.m. in the high school auditorium across from the gym. Inductees will be introduced at halftime of the Conner-Newport basketball game.