Greater Chattanooga Sports Hall of Fame 2017 Honorees
Chattanooga, TN (WDEF) – Pitcher Ashley Rogers from Meigs County and Manker Patten tennis pro Wesley Cash are the Greater Chattanooga Sports Hall of Fame athletes of the year for 2017.
They will be recognized February 26th at the hall’s annual induction banquet at the Chattanooga Convention Center, along with previously announced new members and four other special award winners.
Those include Sis Daughtrey Davis with the Betty Probasco Award and John Farr with the Walt Lauter Award, both for lifetime service related to athletics, and Meigs County all-region running back Martin Smith with the Allan Morris/Jim Morgan Award for overcoming adversity.
Lewis Card Jr. will receive the hall’s most prestigious honor, the Fred Gregg Jr. Award. The co-founder of Card-Monroe Corp. is a longtime benefactor of the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga and of area young people in general.
Tickets for the 6:30 p.m. banquet cost $40 and can include tables of eight for $320. They can be bought through Hall of Fame president Catherine Neely at 423-842-7274.