A Message from Our President

On behalf of our Board of Directors, I would like to thank all of you for helping us welcome tonight’s inductees into the 53rd class of the Bob Elias Kern County Sports Hall of Fame.

All four of these gentlemen are outstanding individuals in their respective athletic endeavors, three world-class athletes, and one remarkable benefactor. They have represented and continue represent this city, county, state and nation with dignity and distinction.

We hope you enjoy tonight's ceremony and once again thank you for your support.

Including tonight’s honorees, 221 individuals have been inducted into the Bob Elias Kern County Sports Hall of Fame. Congratulations to John Stenderup, Donald Valpredo, Jake Varner and Dennis Watkins.

We hope you enjoy tonight’s ceremony and once again thank you for your support

Chad Manning
President
Bob Elias Kern County Sports Hall of Fame

Officers


Chad Manning President

Bob Hampton First Vice President

Jeff Showers Secretary

Gary Hoetker Treasurer

Directors


  • Tom Anchordoquy
  • Sean Barker

  • Wes Bradford

  • Bob Covey

  • Charles Craig

  • Ed Dorsey

  • Nick Ellis

  • Jeff Evans

  • Steve Faulk

  • Roger Fessler

  • Gary S. Fussel, Sr.

  • Angelo Haddad

  • Bill Ver Huel

  • Rich Kellenberger

  • Greg Kerr

  • Mike Keese

  • Howdy Miller

  • Dr. Joseph Nunez

  • John Pavletich

  • Mike Ornelaz

Directors Emeriti

* Deceased

  • Merv Alexander *
  • Don Barkley *
  • Gil Bishop *
  • Les Carpenter *
  • Gerald Congdon *
  • David Fanucchi *
  • Doug Finley
  • Charles Graviss *
  • Don Harrison *
  • Don Hart *
  • Moss Henken *
  • Russ Kniffen
  • Cliff Loader *
  • Earle Gibbons *
  • Herb Loken *
  • Harold Matlock *
  • Pat Mills
  • Woody Morrison
  • Dave Parker *
  • Larry Press
  • Herman Riese *
  • Don Robesky *
  • Richard Russell
  • Fred Strickler, Sr. *
  • Harold Taber, Jr.
  • Ralph Zellers *