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JSA Announces 2012 Joplin Area Sports Hall of Fame Class

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JOPLIN – The Joplin Sports Authority Board of Directors and the Joplin Area Sports Hall of Fame Selection Committee is pleased to announce the 2012 inductees to the Joplin Area Sports Hall of Fame.

This year's class includes three individuals and one team:

¡ Bill Street – Joplin area stock car driver who earned late model points championships at seven different tracks during his career and a member of the Ozarks Area Racers Association Hall of Fame.

¡ Jeff Hafer – A 1996 graduate from Joplin High School who earned all-state honors as a senior in basketball. He continued his career under Norm Stewart at the University of Missouri earning a spot on the Big 12 Freshman Team in 1997.

¡ Tongula (Givens) Steddum – A 14-time All-American at Missouri Southern in track and field, Steddum is a member of the Missouri Southern Hall of Fame and the United States Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association Hall of Fame. She still holds school records in the indoor and outdoor triple jump and long jump and was a two-time qualifier for the United States Olympic Trials.

¡ The 1972 Missouri Southern College NAIA Division II Football National Champion team – Coached by Jim Frazier, Missouri Southern was the first four-year school in Missouri to earn a football national championship defeating Northwestern, Iowa 21-14. This year marks the 40th anniversary of the 1972 National Championship team.

The induction ceremony banquet will be held at 7 p.m. on Friday, May 11 at Granny Shaffer's on Range Line Road. Reservations for the banquet may be made by contacting the Joplin Sports Authority at (417) 625-1006. Tickets are available and cost $15 each.

On May 12, the Joplin Sports Authority Hall of Fame Golf Tournament will be held at 8 a.m. at Schifferdecker Golf Course.

The Joplin Area Sports Hall of Fame is located inside the Joplin Museum Complex at 7th and Schifferdecker inside Schifferdecker Park. The Joplin Area Sports Hall of Fame was established in 2001 to honor local individuals and teams for their contributions to athletics.

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