Barton Athletics announces 2015 Sports Hall of Fame inductees


Barton Community College announces the induction of Gene Butler, Jeff Christy, and Pete Manely to its Sports Hall of Fame.  The Class of 2015 inductees will be recognized and honored at a 3:00 p.m. induction ceremony to be held on Saturday, January 24, in the Kirkman Activity Center located on the Barton Campus.  Induction ceremony is free and open to the public.  Public attendance also encouraged in honoring the inductees in between the women’s and men’s basketball games versus Pratt Community College later that evening.

Butler and Christy are former players for the Cougars, Butler a member of the 1990-92 men’s basketball teams while Christy was on the 2002-04 baseball teams.  A student athletic trainer during the 1992-94 seasons, Manely will carry the distinction into the Hall as the first student-athletic trainer to receive the prestigious honor.  More information regarding the inductees will be released in the upcoming week.

Schedule of Events

Saturday, January 24, 2015 at Barton Community College

3:00 p.m. – Induction Ceremony located on lower level of the Kirkman Activity Center on the Barton campus.  Admission is free and public is encouraged to attend. *Live web streaming will also be available.

5:30 p.m. – Barton women’s basketball versus Pratt Community College

*7:20 p.m. – *Approximate time. Inductees will be presented with Hall of Fame plaques in a brief ceremony between the women and men’s basketball contests.

7:30 p.m. – Barton men’s basketball versus Pratt Community College

List of previous Hall of Fame Inductees


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