Hall of Fame moves induction ceremony to Thursday

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Posted: Jan 29, 2014 4:57 PM
Source: Associated Press

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BATON ROUGE - Weather-related road conditions have prompted the Louisiana High School Athletic Association to postpone its Louisiana High School Sports Hall of Fame induction ceremony.

The Advocate reports ( ) the event, originally scheduled for Wednesday, will now be held at 6:30 p.m. Thursday at the Crowne Plaza.

Former St. Amant High softball star Leah Heintze and football coach Larry Dauterive lead a group of eight set to be inducted.

Welsh's Dutton Wall, Vidalia's Dalton "Dee" Faircloth and Woodlawn-Shreveport's A.L. Williams are other football coaches being inducted. Williams coached two NFL quarterbacks, Terry Bradshaw and Joe Ferguson, at Woodlawn.

Girls basketball coach Danny Miller of Jennings, Buckeye coach-administrator C.G. "Corky" Yates and James R. Boyett, who officiated baseball and basketball for 38 years, are the other inductees.

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