On April 14th, the Missouri Sports Hall of Fame, based in Springfield, Missouri, will induct nine individuals, two programs plus the highlight of the event will be the naming of longtime Jefferson City High School football coach Pete Adkins as the Missouri Sports Hall of Fame’s 25th Missouri Sports Legend. Coach Adkins worked the sidelines of Jefferson City High School for 37 seasons accumulating a record of 354 – 48 – 2, nine state championships, and a 71-game winning streak. Adding in his record at Centralia, Coach Adkins’ overall record stands at 405 – 60 – 4. He has been named Missouri Coach of the Year eight times. He was inducted into the Missouri Sports Hall of Fame in 1986.
AUDIO Pete Adkins (2:28)
The inductees include: