With the Olympic Games slated this summer, four Louisiana Olympians are coming to the Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame and Northwest Louisiana History Museum in Natchitoches, beginning Saturday afternoon, to share their memories and perspectives.
The official 83rd birthday party for LSU’s iconic retired baseball coach Skip Bertman provides a preview of the ESPN Films SEC Storied documentary “Hold the Rope,” along with exclusive footage and interviews, in a top shelf setting on Sunday evening, May 23.
As excited supporters of the state’s high school football championship finalists travel to Natchitoches for their teams’ big game at the LHSAA Prep Classic beginning Sunday, there’s opportunity to enjoy more lifelong memories at the Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame.
Hammond native and LSU alumnus Terry McAulay, a 20-year NFL official who refereed three Super Bowls, is the 2021 winner of the Dave Dixon Louisiana Sports Leadership Award presented by the Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame.
Pioneering New Orleans sportscaster Ro Brown, former Northwestern State sports publicist and longtime Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame chairman Doug Ireland, and Baton Rouge sportswriter Sheldon Mickles have been selected for the 2021 Distinguished Service Award in Sports Journalism from the Louisiana Sports Writers Association.
The Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame is postponing indefinitely its Dec. 15-17 Induction Celebration honoring the 11-member Class of 2020, after analyzing the state’s new Covid-19 mitigation orders that went into effect Wednesday.