Friday, August 01, 2008
South Carolina State to enshrine 10 in Athletic Hall of Fame
South Carolina State will induct 10 new members into its Athletic Hall of Fame Friday, Sept. 5, at 7 p.m. at Smith-Hammond-Middleton Memorial Center on the campus. The inductees will also be presented at halftime of the Benedict – S.C. State football game the following day, Sept. 6.
Making up the 2008 Class of Inductees are Barney Bussey (football 1981-84), Sidney Fulton, III (Football 1978-82), Willie Grate (football & basketball 1965-69, posthumous), Michael Holmes (wrestling 1976-80), Rodney Mack (basketball 1985-89), Marvin Marshall (football 1991-94), Samuel Prioleau (baseball 1956-61, posthumous), Anthony Reed (football 1978-82), Robert Reeves (football 1965-69) and Jimmie Rogers (athletic trainer 1974-89).
Tickets for the event are $50 each for adults and $35 for children 15 years old and under. A table sitting 10 persons may be purchased for $450. Tickets are available at the SC State Ticket Office (803-536-8579), Alumni Relations (803-536-8946) and the Department of Athletics at 803-536-7242.
For additional information, please call Mary Hill at 803-533-3783.