62 Bobby Ussery was a Hall of Fame jockey who won the Kentucky Derby on Proud Clarion in 1967. Bobby Ussery’s legacy Ussery won dozens of major races in the 1950s, ‘60s, and ‘70s. His first major wins came in the mid-1950s, as he won such races as the Canadian International Stakes, the Narragansett Special,… Continue reading Hall of Fame jockey dies at 88 – .
248 Ken Squier was a longtime NASCAR broadcaster and the first to do play-by-play for the Daytona 500 on national television, as well as the originator of the event’s moniker as “The Great American Race.” Ken Squier’s legacy Squier was immersed in the world of broadcasting from an early age. His father, Lloyd, owned WDEV… Continue reading Hall of Fame NASCAR broadcaster dies at 88 – .
3 Terry Dischinger was a College Basketball Hall of Fame player, three-time NBA All Star, and Olympic gold medal winner who became a patent-holding orthodontist. Terry Dischinger’s legacy Dischinger won basketball accolades starting in high school, where he was an all-state player, three-year letter winner, and two-time MVP. Parade Magazine named him an All-American player… Continue reading Hall of Fame Purdue basketball player dies at 82 – .
195 Brooks Robinson was a third baseman with the Baltimore Orioles in the 1950s through ‘70s who won 16 consecutive Gold Gloves Awards and became a Major League Baseball (MLB) legend. Brooks Robinson’s legacy Robinson was scouted by several baseball teams as a teenager – and offered a full scholarship to play basketball at the… Continue reading Brooks Robinson (1937–2023), Baltimore Orioles Hall of Famer
BEMIDJI, MN (trfnews.i234.me) The basement of Bemidji City Hall has flooded, putting the function of some city departments on hold.
8 Roy Kidd was a Hall of Fame college football coach who led the Eastern Kentucky Colonels to over 300 wins and two championship wins. Roy Kidd’s legacy Kidd seemed destined for sports greatness at Corbin High School in Kentucky, where he was a three-sport star and first team All-State football player. Though he preferred… Continue reading Hall of Fame college football coach dies at 91 – .
127 Jonathan Sheppard was a thoroughbred trainer whose horses had more steeplechase victories than any other trainer’s in U.S. history. Jonathan Sheppard’s legacy When Sheppard came to the United States from England in 1961, he began one of the greatest legacies in horse racing history. He won his first race as a trainer in 1966.… Continue reading Hall of Fame horse trainer dies at 82 – .
1 Maxie Baughan was an NFL linebacker who made the Pro Bowl nine times and was inducted into the Philadelphia Eagles Hall of Fame. Maxie Baughan’s legacy Born in Forkland, Alabama, Baughan was already a star in the making during his time at Georgia Tech. He was team captain, Southeastern Conference Lineman of the Year,… Continue reading Philadelphia Eagles Hall of Famer dies at 85 – .
226 Rick Jeanneret was a Hall of Fame broadcaster for the Buffalo Sabres, the longest serving play-by-play announcer in NHL history. Rick Jeanneret’s legacy For many NHL fans, Rick Jeanneret’s name is synonymous with hockey broadcasting. The Canadian-born broadcaster began his career at CHUM in Toronto, then moved around between several stations, including CKLY in… Continue reading Hall of Fame NHL broadcaster dies at 81 – .
BEMIDJI, MN (trfnews.i234.me) We getting word of more controversy brewing at Bemidji City Hall. A further explanation of all this is expected at Monday night’s City Council meeting. – Nate Matthews, the Bemidji city manager, was forced out earlier this year. – Michelle Miller, the city clerk, was appointed as acting city administrator. – Long-time… Continue reading More Controversy At Bemidji City Hall?