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Stories On Greater Knoxville Sports Hall of Fame Induction

Thursday night will be a special one in town as the Greater Knoxville Sports Hall of Fame will hold its annual induction ceremony. Legendary UT basketball star Bernard King will be the featured speaker. The Tennessean has this story on former Vol Mike Jackson, who will introduce his Vol teammate from 1974-77 King at tonight's ceremony: Ex-Stratford star befriends UT royalty.

The Knoxville News Sentinel has this piece: Honor befits Gus Manning with plenty of memories as it focuses on the fixture in UT athletics, who has been on the GKSHOF committee since it started in 1982.

Heath Shuler, the 1992 Heisman Trophy runner-up will be joined in the 2011 class by Reggie Cobb, Scott Gaylon and Jim Smelcher as Tennessee football contributes four inductees. 

Former Stratford star Mike Jackson, left, was a teammate of Bernard King's at Tennessee (1974-77).
Former Stratford star Mike Jackson, left, was a teammate of Bernard King's at Tennessee (1974-77).

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