Three Former Wildcats named to Kansas HoF

By The Mercury

Former Kansas State track student-athlete, head coach and administrator DeLoss Dodds and men’s basketball players Ed Nealy and Chuckie Williams were among 10 individuals selected to the Class of 2014 for the Kansas Sports Hall of Fame.

The induction ceremony will be held Sunday, Oct. 5 at the Wichita Boathouse.

The trio was joined in the Class of 2014 by Smith Center football coach Roger Barta, eight-time state championship-winning football coach and Leroy native Bill Freeman, four-sport Kansas star Charlie Hoag, Stanford swimmer and Wichita native Caroline Bruce McAndrew, Wichita State baseball coach Gene Stephenson, Emporia State distance runner and Kiowa native Bill Tidwell and Kansas basketball player Walt Wesley.

Tickets for the ceremony will be available for purchase on Aug. 4. For more information on the Kansas Sports Hall of Fame, please visit or call (316) 262-2038.

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