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UL’s Perrot, Mitchell among honorees in Cox TV special

NATCHITOCHES – The recent Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame induction ceremonies will be featured in a one-hour program airing at 6 p.m. today on Cox Sports Television.

The broadcast, taped in Natchitoches as the home of the Hall of Fame, will air seven times in July and August through sponsorship of the Louisiana Sports Writers Association, State Farm Insurance and Cox Sports Television.

 

The show also will be televised at 6 p.m. July 22; 6 p.m. July 24; noon July 29; 4:30 p.m. Aug. 2; 4:30 p.m. Aug. 9; and 4:30 p.m. Aug. 18.

The program spotlights the inductions of the 2007 class of baseball Hall of Famer Willard Brown, UL and WNBA star the late Kim Perrot, ULM and Super Bowl quarterback Stan Humphries, Saints star Pat Swilling and UL standout and NFL return specialist Brian Mitchell among others.

Tulane basketball star Warren Perkins, LSU track star Esther Jones and longtime Southern Lab basketball coach Joel Hawkins.

Besides Hall of Fame night, there will be features from the opening reception, the annual Hall of Fame Clinic and the golf tournament held at Oak Wing in Alexandria. The show also includes a look into the future at some of the design work being done now for the Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame building scheduled to be built in the near future in Natchitoches.

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USL Lady Cajun basketball player Kim Perrot plays against the Lady Techsters during the 1988 season.

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