Our Next Banquet and Induction Ceremony
Thursday, May 10th, 2018
Presentation begins at 6:00pm in the lobby of the Macon Centreplex. Induction ceremony and dinner will be held immediately following downstairs in the Monument Room beginning at 6:30pm.
Our 2018 Wall of Honor Ceremony will induct 8 new members:
2018 Local Team(s)
Each year the Hall is honoring a local team or teams that had an outstanding performance(s). These are not inductees into the Hall, just a special recognition by the Hall of Fame
- Peter G Appling Girls Basketball Teams of 1962,63 and 64 Details
Vernon “Catfish” Smith(2000)All State football, basketball and baseball player at Lanier High School in the late ‘20’s. While in College at the University of Georgia earned first team All America honors in 1931. Was a two time All Southern Conference selection. Scored all 15 Georgia points in a 15-0 upset of Yale in the 1929 dedication game of Sanford Stadium. He is a member of the Georgia Sports Hall of Fame. (more)
The Macon Sports Hall of Fame got its beginning as the Macon Athletic Hall of Fame in 1976 as a Bi Centennial Project of the Bibb County Jaycees. The Project was chaired by Jaycee Member Billy Hester.