Laurens County Sports Hall of Fame

On 9-12-2016 at the Laurens County Chamber of Commerce Billy Dunlap Chairman of the newly formed Laurens County Sports Hall of Fame held a press conference to introduce the Laurens County Sports Hall of Fame … Obviously the hall is intended to honor those who have through sports have brought pride and honor to Laurens County… The inaugural class is expected to be inducted in late March. 2017… Those who will be eligible for nomination must have lived in Laurens County at least 5 years, out of high school for at least 10 years and should represent the positive aspects of sports in general… The public may nominate and former athlete, coach, sports administrator or official they choose and once nominated they do NOT have to be re-nominated each year… Nominations will be forwarded to a nominating committee where the field will be narrowed down to 10-15 nominees that are then sent to an anonymous selection committee of Laurens County residents who are supremely qualified to make the final choice each year which is expected to be 4-6 individuals… A banquet will then be held in late March honoring theses individuals… Duplicate plagues of the members will then be mounted in both the Clinton and Laurens Family YMCAs for public viewing… Now again nominations are to be made by you the public and the nomination period is now open until October 31st… To nominate someone or to find out more information about the Laurens County Sports Hall of Fame, click here which will carry you to their new website and to an online nomination form… Below is a video of that conference that goes into more detail.