Nominations have begun for this 2011 class as athletes from not only football, basketball, and baseball can be honored for induction, but also those in other sports such as game hunting and fishing, racing and others along those lines.
The Jeffersons Rotary Club will put together a committee of Rotarians and local community members to choose a select group of nominees that will be forever enshrined in the Ashe County Sports HOF.
Nomination forms are available for pick up and drop off at the following businesses: Ashe Chamber of Commerce, Ashe Mountain Times, Jefferson Post, Peoples Rexall Drug Store, Sears, and WKSK. They are also available online at www.jeffersonpost.com and www.580wksk.com
Forms can also be picked up from the following committee members: Mike Badger, Charlie Bowers, Graham Caddell, Lane Hurley, Bradley McNeill, Marc Payne, Scott Grubb, Hank Clay, Ward Sexton, Mark Sexton, Greg Sexton, Billy Smith, James Young, MaryAnne Moore, Vicky Moody, and Doug Spell.
After completing the nomination forms, they can be mailed to:
Ashe County Sports Hall of Fame
P.O. Box 1045
Jefferson, NC 28640
The deadline for nominations for the 2011 HOF class will be February 1. The induction ceremony has been scheduled for April 30 at 6 p.m. at Ashe County High School. Tickets will be $20 for adults and $15 for ages 18 and under.
For additional information about the Ashe County Sports Hall of Fame or the Jeffersons Rotary Club, contact Doug Spell at 336-846-2250, Graham Caddell at 336-246-6001 or contact any other committee member.