RGV Sports Hall of Fame 2016 Inductees

2016 Hall of Fame Inductees

The Rio Grande Valley Sports Hall of Fame is privileged to honor nine individuals who have brought recognition to themselves, their family, and the entire Rio Grande Valley in the field of sports. Countless hours have been spent by committees during the selection process to ensure that truly deserving individuals were selected. They now join a very elite group of ore than 200 past inductees.

The class of 2016 offers a group of men and women that have excelled in different sports. Manuel “Meme” Cavazos, a true pioneer of valley baseball, thrilled fans in the 1950’s. Eddie Marburger, Bobby Jack Wright and Koy Detmer excelled on the gridiron. Maggie Salinas De La Cruz and Rey Ramirez broke records in track and field. Becky Woods led her volleyball teams to more than victories. Cody Colchado despite his disability, enjoyed success in the sport of powerlifting. Roy Hess has established himself as one of the top sports writers in Texas.

On behalf of the Rio Grande Valley Sports Hall of Fame, we thank you for your support.

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