The 2022 induction will be held in early March. Watch this space for details.
CLICK HERE TO WATCH THE 2021 INDUCTION.
The School City of Hammond Area Career Center’s multimedia broadcast class provided production assistance.
Hammond Sports Hall of Fame induction Class of 2021
Six individuals from Hammond, Indiana’s storied athletic past comprise the city’s Sports Hall of Fame induction class of 2021. Those encompassing the Hall of Fame’s 35th annual induction class, honored virtually due to the COVID-19 pandemic environment, are:
Mike Coles, late 1990s/early 2000s Hammond High multi-sport athlete and Purdue University baseball player;
Robert Haack, 1960s Gavit High and Western New Mexico University athlete and longtime, distinguished high school basketball coach;
Trent Howard, 2000s Clark High, Central Michigan University and professional baseball pitcher;
John Novalich, 1930s Hammond High multi-sport and semi-pro/professional athlete;
Larry O’Bannon, 1960s Hammond High basketball player;
David Pierce, 1990s Morton multi-sports athlete/Purdue wrestler.
Haack, Novalich and O’Bannon were inducted posthumously.
Download the 2021 program booklet here.