20 Being Inducted into South Dakota Sports Hall of Fame
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — Three-time track and field Olympian Cindy Greiner and two-time world boxing champion Battling Nelson are among 20 people being inducted into the South Dakota Sports Hall of Fame this weekend.
The banquet is Saturday at Sioux Falls' Convention Center.
Former Minnesota Vikings linebacker Ben Leber was chosen for induction but can't attend. He'll be inducted next year.
Also being inducted this year are athletes Phyllis Hunter (tennis), Jill (Theeler) Schlekeway (track), Jane Wipf Wiebe (running), Chad Nelson (basketball), Grover Potts (football), Oliver Garnier (baseball), Dale Palmer (track/football), A.B. Tyler (polo), Alice Bauer (golf) and Billy Etbauer (rodeo); coaches Ward Lambert (basketball), David Gottsleben (track), Vic Godfrey (track) and Rollie Greeno (track); contributors Bob Laskowski (media), Doug Evans (physical education) and Neysa Villa (volunteer); and athlete/coach/contributor Paul Sheeks in several sports.
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