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2017 Rio Grande Valley Sports Hall of Fame Banquet UPDATE!

RGV Sports Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony Class of 2017 UPDATE!! Dear Friends: Becky Dube Thomas has let us know that she will not be able to attend our Induction Ceremony due to a family commitment that requires her to be out of town. The Rio Grande Valley Sports Hall of Fame Board Members have…

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June 7, 2017

2017 Rio Grande Valley Sports Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony

  2017 Rio Grande Valley Sports Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony Join us in honoring local greats be inducted into the Rio Grande Valley Sports Hall of Fame at our 30th Annual RGV Sports Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony! This 2017 class includes 10 local pioneers who have brought great honor and recognition to the Rio…

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May 30, 2017

RGV Sports Hall of Fame 2016 Inductees

The Rio Grande Valley Sports Hall of Fame is privileged to honor nine individuals who have brought recognition to themselves, their family, and the entire Rio Grande Valley in the field of sports. Countless hours have been spent by committees during the selection process to ensure that truly deserving individuals were selected. They now join…

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May 2, 2017

RGV Sports Hall of Fame 2015 Inductees

Rio Grande Valley Sports Hall of Fame 2015 Inductees Honoring the 1965 Brownsville High School Baseball Team – UIL Class 4A State Finalists Biographies Tommy Barker Tommy Barker is the only person born in raised in the Rio Grande Valley to play in the National Basketball Association. He is also the best high school basketball…

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June 22, 2015

7 to be Inducted into the RGV Sports Hall of Fame

A diverse and highly talented group of six men and one woman will be honored at the 2014 Induction Ceremony of the Rio Grande Valley Sports Hall of Fame. The 27th annual banquet will be held at the Pharr Events Center on Saturday, July 12, at 5:00 p.m. The 2014 Class includes Nancy K. Clark…

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June 3, 2014

Eight new inductees to be honored July 12, 2014

The Board of Directors approved eight names for the Class of 2014, as presented by the Selection Committee at the board meeting last night, Dec. 4, 2013. Once the eight men & women have been contacted and agree to be honored next July 12th, we will post their names on this website.

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February 24, 2014

The Date & Location For The 2014 Class Induction Banquet Has Been Confirmed!

The Board of Directors approved the date of Saturday, July 12, 2014 for the 27th annual induction banquet. This will be the first time the banquet has ever been held in July. For the third consecutive year, the banquet will return to the city of Pharr and the spacious Pharr Event Center. Eight finalist were…

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February 23, 2014

AS LONG AS IT NEEDS TO BE: LATEST HALL BANQUET SETS RECORD FOR ATTENDANCE

BY GREG SELBER   PHARR – In the 1850s, someone asked Abraham Lincoln what the ideal height for a man would be. The 6-foot-4 president, after his ponderous manner, thought for a time and then responded with a deft dodge shrouded in wisdom: “A man’s legs should be long enough to reach the ground.” We…

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February 20, 2014

Seven To Be Inducted into RGV Sports Hall of Fame June 30

A diverse group of five men and two women will be honored at the 2012 Induction Ceremony of the Rio Grande Valley Sports Hall of Fame at 6 p.m. Saturday, June 30, at the Pharr Events Center.   The group includes Cathy Beene of Harlingen (tennis), Mike Brisky of Brownsville (golf), Iris Iglesias of Mission…

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February 20, 2014

PLAY IT BACK, PAY IT FORWARD

LATEST HALL BANQUET GIVES OFF LIGHT TO SHOW CHAIN OF LOCAL EXCELLENCE   BY GREG SELBER   BROWNSVILLE – Always the stories, some humorous, others poignant, some a bit of both. Always the soulful smiles, the glances at those precious few who really know, who have been there all along. And always the realization, codified…

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February 20, 2014