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03/01/21 – Dawahares/KHSAA Hall of Fame Banquet Set for July 24 in Lexington

March 1, 2021 2020-2021 News Releases



The Kentucky High School Athletic Association will induct its Class of 2020 into the Dawahares/KHSAA Hall of Fame presented by Roberts Insurance on Saturday, July 24, 2021, at the Embassy Suites Lexington. The banquet, originally scheduled for May of 2020, was postponed last spring due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

The 12-member Class of 2020 will be the 33rd inducted into the Dawahares/KHSAA Hall of Fame, and consists of former high school coaches, athletes, officials, administrators, and contributors; and will bring the total number of honorees in the Hall of Fame to 491. The 2020 inductees are:

  • CHARLIE ADKINS (Coach / Paintsville)
  • GREG BUCKNER (Athlete / University Heights)
  • DONNIS BUTCHER (Athlete / Meade Memorial)
  • JOEY COUCH (Athlete / Paintsville)
  • GARY DEARBORN (Contributor / Harrison County & Pendleton County)
  • SAM HARP (Coach / Danville)
  • ROBERT JOE “BOBBY” LYNCH (Athlete / Ashland Blazer)
  • SHARAE MANSFIELD (Athlete / DuPont Manual)
  • BART RISON (Coach & Official / Montgomery County)
  • CHRISSY ROBERTS (Athlete / Eminence)
  • BOB STACEY (Coach & Official / Boyd County)
  • ADRIANE DIAMOND TRAVIS (Athlete / Marshall County)

The original announcement for the Class of 2020 can be found at Ticket information for the banquet will be released at a later date. Nominations for the Dawahares/KHSAA Hall of Fame are always welcome and can be submitted by filling out the online form available at


About the Kentucky High School Athletic Association
The Kentucky High School Athletic Association was organized in 1917 and is the agency designated by the Kentucky Department of Education to manage high school athletics in the Commonwealth. The Association is a voluntary nonprofit 501(c)3 organization made up of 284 member schools both public and non-public. The KHSAA awards 215 state championships to 51 teams and 164 individuals in 13 sports and 6 sport-activities, funds catastrophic insurance coverage for its more than 106,000 rostered member school student-athletes, provides coaching education and sports safety programs for more than 12,000 coaches, and licenses and facilitates the distribution of training material for over 4,000 contest officials.


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