2020

Robert Ayers

2020
Ludington High School - Inductee

Fast-Pitch Softball

Robert Ayers was a standout in the circle in fastpitch softball, helping to hurl the famed Urka 8s to the Class B state championship in both 1958 and 1965 while also finishing as the state runner-up three other times. Outside the diamond, Ayers was a key person in organizing fastpitch, serving as the president of the 55-team Mason County Softball Association from 1953 to 1966. In high school, A ...Read More...

Kelly Smith

2020
Mason County Central - Inductee

Motocross

Kelly Smith, of Ludington, was a standout in the world of motocross professionally. He is a three-time East Coast four-stroke national champion, a two-time U.S. Open of Supercross Champion, the first ever Motocross Outdoor National winner on a KTM motorcycle and an 11-time national Arenacross winner. Recently, Smith switched to watercross, and he is a two-time world championship. He began racin ...Read More...

Annie (Tewel) Sadosty

2020
Ludington High School - Inductee

Basketball

Annie (Tewel) Sadosty was a four-year varsity letterwinner, earning all-Seaway Conference honors in her final three years and finishing with 1,054 career points at Ludington High School. She was an all-area basketball player her junior and senior year, and she was first-team All-State. She went on to play two seasons at Dartmouth University. She was a two-sport star in high school, also being a ...Read More...

Dave Killips

2020
Ludington High School - Inductee

Tennis

Dave Killips won 100-plus matches at Ludington High School in tennis as he qualified for the state tournament in doubles play in 1971 and in singles play in 1972 and 1973. In three seasons, he lost just one singles match in conference play. He was 29-2 at No. 1 singles in his senior year, finishing at the Class B semifinals. After high school, Killips went on to play at Central Michigan where s ...Read More...

Adam Johnson

2020
Ludington High School - Inductee

Soccer

Adam Johnson was a standout soccer player at Ludington High School, playing on a state runner-up team in 1994. He was a first-team All-State selection in both his junior and senior seasons with the Orioles to go with conference, region and area honors. He went on to play at Western Michigan University for the Broncos — the first Mason County soccer player to play at a Division I school. He al ...Read More...

2007 MCC Volleyball Team

2020
Mason County Central - Inductee

Volleyball

The 2006-07 Mason County Central volleyball team went 52-9-3 on its way to becoming the MHSAA Class B state runner-up. The previous two seasons, the Spartans won a district championship, but picked up the regional title in the winter of the 2006-07 school year. It was the final season for volleyball to be played in the winter before the volleyball and girls basketball seasons — including several ...Read More...