NEW ORLEANS – The 2013 inductees to the Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame will be announced exclusively on Cox Sports Television this Saturday night (Jan. 26, 2013) on CST LIVE at 10:00 p.m. from the Louisiana CAT Studios in New Orleans.
The nine-member class will consist of former athletes, coaches and other sports figures with major ties to the state of Louisiana. Last year's eight-man class was headlined by former New Orleans Saints running back and current CST analyst Deuce McAlister.
Victor Howell and Paul Crane will continue to serve as hosts of the show, while Eric Richey will interview members of the new class of Hall of Famers.
‘The LA Sports Hall of Fame is elated about the announcement of the 2013 Induction Class which represents another extraordinary group of athletes. This induction class will forever be remembered as the first class featured in the spectacular Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame Museum scheduled to open this summer’, stated Lisa Babin LSHOF Foundation President.
‘The Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame Foundation is thrilled to be working with CST on a program to announce our 2013 inductees. CST has provided captivating coverage of the annual induction weekend and inductee announcement in past years so we know the upcoming announcement show will be outstanding,’ Babin added.
‘Over the last three years, Cox Sports Television and the Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame have teamed up to announce the inductees into this prestigious club,’ said CST head Rod Mickler. ‘Once again we are honored to have the opportunity announce the incoming class of 2013 LIVE on our network.’
The Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame banquet is set for June 27 – 29 in Natchitoches. For more information visit www.lasportshall.com.