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Ed McCaffrey inducted into Colorado Sports activities Corridor of Fame 2022

Ed McCaffrey inducted into Colorado Sports activities Corridor of Fame 2022

Since its inception in 1965, the Colorado Sports activities Corridor of Fame has inducted 276 people.

DENVER — The Colorado Sports activities Corridor of Fame has inducted six new members as the category of 2022.

Ed McCaffrey, Carol Callan, Chuck Williams, Darnell McDonald, Roger Kinney, and DaVarryl Williamson had been inducted in a banquet Wednesday on the Hilton Denver Metropolis Heart.

Since its inception in 1965, the Colorado Sports activities Corridor of Fame has now inducted 276 people. The primary class of inductees featured Earl “Dutch” Clark, Jack Dempsey and former Supreme Court docket Justice Byron “Whizzer” White.

Ed McCaffrey

McCaffrey, a fixture on the Colorado sports activities scene for many of the final quarter-century, first helped the Broncos win Tremendous Bowls in 1998 and 1999 as a large receiver. He later served as a head soccer coach at Valor Christian and now on the College of Northern Colorado.

McCaffrey performed 9 seasons for the Broncos and 13 general within the NFL.

Carol Callan

Callan not too long ago concluded a 25-year run as USA Basketball ladies’s nationwide staff director after the Individuals gained the gold medal on the Tokyo Olympics. It was the seventh Olympic gold medal with Callan steering the ship.

“She’s been the guts and soul of the ladies’s nationwide staff,” mentioned USA Basketball CEO Jim Tooley. “She’s a selfless individual with no ego. She’s been an incredible mentor and chief and instance for ladies’s basketball.”

Chuck Williams

Williams was a standout athlete in basketball, soccer and observe at Denver East and he performed basketball on the College of Colorado at Boulder (CU). Williams performed eight seasons within the ABA/NBA, being named an ABA All-Star twice. 

Williams has been inducted into the Halls of Fame for CU athletics, the Colorado Excessive Faculty Actions Affiliation and Denver East.

Darnell McDonald

McDonald is taken into account one of many high all-around highschool athletes ever in Colorado. Competing in soccer and baseball, he led Cherry Creek to a few consecutive state titles in each sports activities within the late Nineteen Nineties. Twice he was named the Colorado Sports activities Corridor of Fame’s Excessive Faculty Athlete of the 12 months.

McDonald performed components of seven seasons in Main League Baseball.

Roger Kinney

Kinney was a pivotal participant in bringing the 1990 NCAA basketball males’s Closing 4 to Denver’s McNichols Area and likewise helped behind the scenes in efforts to lure a Main League Baseball franchise to Colorado. 

As an athlete himself, Kinney performed baseball at Denver East and CU.

DaVarryl Williamson

As a boxer, Williamson gained 10 nationwide titles and posting a 120-17-1 document, with 103 knockouts, within the newbie ranks. Twice he claimed a championship in Nationwide Golden Gloves and he was the US nationwide heavyweight champion from 1996-98.

Williamson turned professional at age 32 and racked up a 27-8 document, with 23 knockouts.

Tickets for the Colorado Sports activities Corridor of Fame Banquet are $200 every and Sponsor tables begin at $2,500. The Colorado Sports activities Corridor of Fame & Museum is positioned at Gate 1 on the west aspect of Empower Discipline at Mile Excessive.

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