The Ark-La-Tex Sports Museum of Champions will induct five new members during ceremonies beginning at 6:30 p.m. on Saturday, Aug.4 at Shreveport Convention Center. Shreveport Convention Center is located at 400 Caddo Street in downtown Shreveport. The five new members will join 137 previous inductees. The list of 2018 inductees include: LSU football great Jerry Stovall, late West Monroe High School football coach Don Shows, Louisiana Tech and MLB pitcher George Stone, Grambling State and NBA basketball player Kenny Simpson and Haynesville High School and NFL standout Demetric Evans. Tickets for the evening are $45 each. The museum will be open at 5 p.m. on Aug.4 for an open house followed by the banquet at 6:30 p.m. Individual and group tickets can be purchased for the event by contacting Dr. George Bakowski at (318) 868-6118.
The Sports Museum of Champions opened in 2007 in its current home, the lobby of the Shreveport Convention Center. At that time, the museum’s name changed to the Ark-La-Tex Sports Museum of Champions and the selection area expanded to include more athletes from the Ark-La-Tex region.
For more information on the Ark-La-Tex Sports Museum of Champions, contact Charlie Cavell at email@example.com or (318) 317-6861.
Ark-La-Tex Sports Museum of Champions 2018 Induction Banquet
- Shreveport Convention Center