William Carey Sports Hall of Fame

HATTIESBURG, MS (WDAM)-William Carey University honored its inaugural Sports Hall of Fame class Thursday night at Southern Oaks in Hattiesburg.

The 16 former athletes inducted were Mike Necaise, Dexter Pugh, Tony Woody, Kathy Swilley Combest, Mary McCullom, Larry Knight, Bill Kouns, Jim Smith, John Stephenson, Robyn McGinn Jones, Eddie Brown, Jack Jones, Phillipe Hindson, Justin Maullin, Wendi Frosch Corales and W.D. "Step" Martin.

Crusader men's head basketball coach Steve Knight was also recognized for having the most wins with the same four-year institute in Mississippi collegiate basketball history. He currently has 524 wins in 29 seasons with WCU.

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