Joplin Area Sports Hall of Fame

The Joplin Area Sports Hall of Fame was established in 2001 to allow future generations a place to witness and better appreciate the exceptional athletes, coaches, sportscasters and writers of the Joplin region. The Joplin Area Sports Hall of Fame is located inside the Joplin Museum Complex inside Schifferdecker Park. The display contains personal sports related artifacts from the inductees and each inductee is featured on a plaque, which summarizes their achievements.

John Roderique

The name John Roderique is synonymous with Webb City High School football.

Roderique, a...

Kristin Mayberry Barton

Texas loss was Joplin High School’s gain.

Translation: Kristin Mayberry, who was born i...

Lensey Lane

Lensy (L.P.) Lane was synonymous with youth athletics.

From serving as a baseball and s...

1976 Joplin Memorial High School Class 3A State Football Champions

It took Phil Collins three years to reach the pinnacle of Missouri high school foo...

Tongula (Givens) Steddum

Leela Farr