The Kentucky High School Athletic Association Hall of Fame's class of 2015 was announced Sunday. The organization's 28th class, which will be inducted on March 21, 2015 at the Lexington Convention Center, will include:
Ron Bevars (North Hardin): One of the winningest boys' basketball coaches in Kentucky history, Bevars built a powerhouse program at North Hardin in his 38 seasons at the helm, racking up 805 victories, 12 region titles, three Sweet 16 semifinal appearances and a runner-up finish in 1982.
Kyra Elzy (Oldham County): She totaled 3,020 points, 1,703 rebounds, 516 steals and 449 assists during her stellar girls' basketball career. Elzy was a two-time All-America selection by Parade Magazine and Street & Smith. Elzy excelled off the court as well, both in cross country and track and field, where she won a state championship in the 400 meter dash as a junior.
Rich Hendrick (Bristow): Rich Hendrick averaged more than 42 points per game in his final two basketball seasons to wrap up a prep career in which he scored 3,070 points. As a junior, Hendrick led the nation in scoring (42.7 per game).
Dudley Hilton (Bell County, Bourbon County): He amassed 345 high school football victories and won three state titles in three different classifications over 36 seasons (1991, 1997 and 2008). He retired in 2010 tied for the state record for football coaching victories.
Adrienne Hundemer (Dayton): She racked up 20 state track and field titles during her career. Her 12 individual championships included four in the 300-meter hurdles and four straight in both the 100-meter hurdles (1991-94) and the 400-meter dash (1991-94).
Dennis Johnson (Harrodsburg): The three-sport star was a dominant force on the football field where he was named Kentucky's Mr. Football, USA Today Player of the Year, and Sports Illustrated National Player of the Year as a senior in 1998. Johnson was a basketball star, too, totaling 2,306 career points, 1,347 rebounds and 335 blocks.
Crystal Kelly (Sacred Heart): Kentucky's Ms. Basketball in 2004, Crystal Kelly led the Valkyries to three straight state championships, including a 37-1 record and a No. 7 national ranking as a senior. She was twice named Kentucky Gatorade Player of the Year.
Freddie Maggard (Cumberland): The former Univeristy of Kentucky star led his high school to a pair of state championship game appearances as a quarterback and defensive back. He was a three-year starter and 1,000-point scorer on the basketball team, and a four-year starter and All-State selection as a pitcher and center fielder on the baseball team.
Dan Manley (contributor): The longtime voice of the Montgomery County Indians, Manley also serves as sports director and morning show host at WMST and sports editor at the Mt. Sterling Advocate. Under his direction, WMST is the only radio station in the state to broadcast the entire KHSAA boys' and girls' Sweet 16 basketball tournaments, as well as the football state championships.
Dickie Parsons (Harlan): He was an All-State selection in football and basketball, ran the 880 in track, and hit .450 as a senior for the baseball team, where he continued his career by becoming an All-American at the University of Kentucky.