Three new members inducted to Panhandle Sports Hall of Fame

Photo by Emily Prestwood | The Ranger Coaches and athletes wait to be honored at the ceremony.
Photo by Emily Prestwood | The Ranger
Photo by Emily Prestwood | The Ranger Coaches and athletes wait to be honored at the ceremony.
Photo by Emily Prestwood | The Ranger
Coaches and athletes wait to be honored at the ceremony.

 

 

 

Today at Amarillo College, three new members were inducted into the Panhandle Sports Hall of Fame.

Inductees included Dale Blaut of Amarillo, Brenda Kitten of Hereford and the late Jimmy Williams of Phillips.

They were honored along with several coaches and athletes of the year from 2012.

 

 

 

 

 

Coaches of the year:

Jeff Smith, Bushland HS

Jeff Bearden, San Jacinto Christian Academy

Don Carthel, West Texas A&M

Carol (Wilson) Henard, Memphis HS

Chad Webb, West Texas A&M

Tim Fletcher, Canadian HS

Jacob Thompson, Panhandle HS

Jason Skoch, West Texas A&M

Anthony Hoppe, Caprock HS

 

Athletes of the year:

Derek Odell, Canyon HS/ TCU

Morgan Ashmore, Spearman HS

Hunter Lile, Booker HS

April Barnett, Mephis HS

Leslie Briggs, West Texas A&M

Emily Lusk, Canadian HS

Zach Weatherly, Tascosa HS

Meredith Hays, Herford HS/ New Mexico State

Shelby Morrison, Bushland HS

Special Achievement Awards:

Michael Stigler, Canyon HS/ University of Kansas track athlete

Arin Rice, Canyon HS Track/ cross-country athlete

Aaron Mullane, WT Football/ scholar athlete

Caprock HS girls wrestling team, 9-time state champions

 

CL. Duniven, Jr. Super Team Award:

West Texas A&M football team, NCAA Divison II national semifinalists

 

Leslie and Nard Cazzell Big Play Award:

Ethan Westbrooks, quarterback sack to preserve WT playoff victory over Ashland

 

Dick Risenhoover Award:

Nick Jones, Tascosa HS/ ACU discus national champion

 

Dee Henry Inspiration Award:

Jeremy Campbell, Perryton, U.S. Paralympian