The North Carolina Sports Hall of Fame just announced its 2022 class of inductees. Included on the list is one of the most beloved Carolina Panthers of all time. The class will be officially enshrined in a banquet that will be held Friday, April 22nd at the Raleigh Convention Center.
The newest members will be enshrined during the 58th annual induction banquet on the evening of Friday, April 22, at the Raleigh Convention Center. A news conference will take place that day at noon at the North Carolina Museum of History.
Artifacts of many of N.C. Sports Hall of Fame members, along with a recognition of notable accomplishment, are showcased in a 3,000-square foot museum on the third floor of the N.C. Museum of History in Raleigh. The museum’s address is 5 East Edenton Street, and it is open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Saturday and from noon to 5 p.m. on Sunday. Admission is free.
“This year’s class includes a wide variety of athletic achievement, including professional, collegiate, high school, Olympic sports, and media, with some special contributions,” said Dr. Jerry McGee, president of the Hall’s Board of Directors in a press release. “This class of inductees and their outstanding accomplishments continue to build on the rich sports heritage of North Carolina. We look forward to celebrating these outstanding individuals in our state’s sports history.”
Information on tickets to the event will be available in the coming weeks.
The inductees for the 2022 class and biographies (courtesy of a press release from the North Carolina Sports Hall of Fame) are below. Inductees are listed in alphabetical order.