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We are honored to announce the North Carolina Sports Hall of Fame’s first Student-Athlete Program Virtual Panel presented by NC Farm Bureau: "Legends of Today, Leaders of Tomorrow" on May 12, 7 p.m. The Student-Athlete Program's goal is to engage, inspire and support NC youth and their development through sports history education. This panel is a selection of Hall of Fame inductees and professional and up-and-coming athletes. Through this live discussion, we hope to encourage young NC student-athletes to keep dreaming, work hard, and become leaders in their communities. Student-athletes from all over the state will be invited to listen and ask questions.

NCSHOF Induction Events Scheduled for July 23, 2021

Raleigh, North Carolina - The North Carolina Sports Hall of Fame has announced that this year’s Induction Banquet is scheduled for Friday, July 23, 2021, at the Raleigh Convention Center.  

Due to the Coronavirus outbreak, last year’s banquet was tentatively rescheduled for this May, but has been moved to allow for greater in-person attendance under evolving local and state guidelines.

For more information please contact Bobby Guthrie ( or Meg Emrich (  

NC Sports Hall of Fame 2021 Inductees

The North Carolina Sports Hall of Fame is honored to announce its 2021 induction class. The new members, listed alphabetically, are Debbie Antonelli, Muggsy Bogues, Mack Brown, Dennis Craddock, Dr. Charles Kernodle, Mac Morris, Trot Nixon, Julius Peppers, Bobby Purcell, Judy Rose, Tim Stevens and Donnell Woolford.

They will be enshrined during the 57th annual Induction Banquet on the evening of Friday, July 23, 2021 at the Raleigh Convention Center. 

“This year’s class encompasses all fields of athletics, including professional, collegiate, high school and special achievements,” said Nora Lynn Finch, president of the Hall. “This 57th class of inductees and their outstanding accomplishments continue to build on the rich sports heritage of North Carolina."

"We look forward to celebrating this special time in our state’s sports history.”



The North Carolina Sports Hall of Fame, which inducted its first class in 1963, celebrates excellence and extraordinary achievement in athletics. The Hall of Fame also commemorates and memorializes exceptional accomplishments in sports for the inspiration and enjoyment of all North Carolinians, especially the youth, through popular exhibits and educational displays.

Notable accomplishments of many of the Hall of Fame members are showcased in a 3,500-square foot museum on the third floor of the N.C. Museum of History in Raleigh. The museum’s address is 5 East Edenton Street, and it is open 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Saturday and noon to 5 p.m. on Sunday. Admission is free.


NCSHOF currently has 375 members,

the first class was inducted in 1963.


The North Carolina Sports Hall of Fame is located on the third floor

of the N.C Museum of History in downtown Raleigh.

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