Six-time Pro Bowl receiver Reggie Wayne, 18-year Major League Baseball pitcher Russ Springer, NBA champion and two-time Grambling All-American Larry Wright, and 15-year NFL receiver and two-time Super Bowl champion Brandon Stokley are among eight competitive ballot inductees.
Video: LSHOF honors Jim Henderson for 2017 induction
Jim Henderson was inducted into the Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame earlier this year. However, he was not able to attend the official banquet in Natchitoches this past summer.
La. Sports Hall of Fame great Charlie Hennigan passes away at 82
Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame 1978 inductee Charlie Hennigan, a Northwestern State graduate who still holds one NFL receiving record a half-century after he played and is in the top six all-time of four more statistics, passed away Wednesday at age 82.