Tickets on sale for Madison County Sports Hall of Fame Ceremony


It’s now time to get your tickets for the inaugural Madison County Sports Hall of Fame Induction Dinner and Ceremony slated for April 23.

Tickets are now on sale at the Richmond Area Arts Council located at 399 Water Street. The event is scheduled to be held in the Perkins Building at EKU at 5:00 p.m.

The $25 tickets can be purchased with cash or check between the hours of 9:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. Monday through Thursday. Ten individuals and four teams will be inducted into the 2022 Hall of Fame Class.

The four teams to be celebrated in the ceremony include the 1921 Madison High School football team, and the 1940, 1942, and 1943 Richmond High School basketball teams.

The individuals honored include: football player Freddie Ballou, football coach Roy Kidd, baseball hall of famer Earle Combs, golfer and Katty Wylie, baseball coach Charles “Turkey” Hughes, basketball player Don Mills, tennis and basketball plater Billy Evans, sports broadcaster Ralph Hacker, baseball coach Don Richardson, and basketball player Irvine Shanks.