24 tapped for Chattanooga Sports Hall of Fame

Feb. 13, 2011 at 3:02 p.m.
Updated Feb. 12, 2011 at 8:13 p.m.

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) - Two dozen people have been tapped for the Greater Chattanooga Sports Hall of Fame's class of 2011, including a current NFL general manager.

Buffalo Bills general manager Buddy Nix, University of Tennessee at Chattanooga women's basketball coach Wes Moore, former NFL cornerback Donnie Elder, NCAA basketball official Curtis Shaw and triathlon/decathlon record-setter James Arthur "Flip" Lyle head a cast of 24 being inducted.

The 46th annual banquet will be held Feb. 28 at the Chattanooga Convention Center.

Two members of the 2011 class will be inducted posthumously: nationally known wrestler Pistol Pez Whatley and former Chattanooga City football coach Bob Davis, the Chattanooga Times Free Press reported.


Information from: Chattanooga Times Free Press, http://www.timesfreepress.com



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