Mason-Dixon Club Hall of Fame Inductees

January 24, 2007

In conjunction with the 47th edition of the Mason Dixon Games March 2-3, 2007, the Mason Dixon Athletic Club is hosting its 3rd Annual Mason Dixon Games Hall of Fame Banquet at the Executive Inn Tudor Room in Louisville, Thursday, March 1, 2007 at 7:30 PM. There will be a reception from 6:30-7:30 PM.

Kenneth Morton, President of the Mason Dixon Athletic Club, announces the induction of the following individuals:

Leonard Bloss-longtime announcer of the Mason-Dixon Games

Pete Bowen-former referee (first 15 years) of the Mason-Dixon Games and former president of the Louisville area AAU

John & Alice Brutscher-long time officials of the Mason-Dixon Games and USA Track & Field (USATF)

Wayne Cooper-former teacher at Shawnee High School, track coach, and Director of Boys High School Division (first 15 years) of the Mason-Dixon Games

Robert Gray Sr.-long time surveyor of the existing wooden track of the Mason-Dixon Games

Robert Hanley-former coach at Central High School and Meet Director of the High School Division of the Mason-Dixon Games

Stephanie Hightower-world class hurdler from Louisville, Kentucky, the Ohio State University and 1980 Olympian

James Kratt-long time official of the Mason-Dixon Games

Sam Meyers Formal Wear-provider of formal wear for officials at past Mason-Dixon Games

Billy Olson-former world record holder and world class athlete in the pole vault

Clark Wood-long time track coach at U of L and NCAA representative for the Kentuckiana Cinder Club and the Mason-Dixon Games

Tickets for the banquet are $40. The banquet will be the kickoff for the Mason Dixon Games weekend March 2-3, 2007 at Broadbent Arena which will include the Middle School Championships on Friday night, the Mason Dixon Games Indoor High School Championships on Saturday, and the Masters and Open Championships on Sunday.
For banquet tickets and information, contact:
Charlie Ruter 502-239-5258
Bill Nault 502-548-4096
Frank Miklavcic 502-875-2904
Kenny Morton 502-776-9073
Bill Long 502-458-4989

Mail checks made payable to Mason Dixon Athletic Club to Mason Dixon Hall of Fame Banquet, P.O. Box 7991, Louisville, Ky 40257-0991