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2022 PSHOF Inductees

The Texas Panhandle Sports Hall of Fame

Each year, folks from the region known as the Texas Panhandle (often referred to by the locals as "God's Country) gather to celebrate the area's best and brightest athletes from the previous year.

In 1958, the first selection committee chose to honor Joe Fortenberry of Happy, Texas as the first inductee to the Texas Panhandle Sports Hall of Fame. In February of 1959, the gentleman who served as a member of the 1936 United States olympic team and was the men's basketball MVP of the Berlin games (known as Hitler's olympics), was honored.

This website will be a "work-in-progress" for many years to come. Our goal is to share with our readers the history of athletics in the Texas Panhandle.

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2022 PSHOF Awards

Hall of Fame Honorees

thank you to our 2022 sponsors

Against The Wall
Alex O'Brien
AMA TechTel
Amarillo Convention & Visitor's Bureau
Amarillo National Bank
Arrowhead Real Estate
Bobby & Mary Dibler
Boxwell Brother's Funeral Directors
David & Heather Houston
David Jones
Dean & Agatha Johnson

In Memory of Noel Johnson
Education Credit Union
First United Bank

Garet Von Netzer
Gilbreath Communications Inc. 
Happy State Bank
Jack Knight Insurance
Jonna Bradley & Russ Pool

In Memory of Martha Sulton Pool
Richard Back
Stan & Jennifer Mauldin
Stanley Schaeffer
Stephen & Ann Garmon
Wellington State Bank
Whitney Russell
WT Athletics

Local Coverage 2022 PSHOF Ceremonies

News Channel 10
Inductee Reception

ABC 7 News
Awards Ceremony

News Channel 10
Awards Ceremony

Amarillo Globe News
Inductee Reception

KAMR/Fox 14
Awards Ceremony

Amarillo Globe News
Awards Ceremony

2022 Hall of Fame Ceremony

2021 Hall of Fame Ceremony


2018 Hall of Fame Ceremony

2017 Hall of Fame Ceremony

Pride of the Plains

Hot off the press in February 2019! The new edition of Pride of the Plains contains the entire history of the Panhandle Sports Hall of Fame from 1958 through 2019.

You can purchase your copy by calling the Kids, Incorporated office at 806-376-5936. The cost is $15 (plus $4 if shipping is required).