St. Clair County Sports Hall of Fame
St. Clair County Sports Hall of Fame

Class of 2023 Induction

The St. Clair County Sports Hall of Fame Class of 2023 was inducted May 13, during the 19th annual banquet held at the Moody Civic Center.

Those inducted included, seated from left, Maurice Bothwell (Ashville), Jennifer Lee (Pell City), and Wynton “W.T.” Benefield (Pell City). Standing, from left, are William “Buddy” Lucas (Odenville), Bruce Breland (Victory Christian), Tommy Doyle (Pell City) and Joe Carpenter (Ragland).

Congratulations to our
2023 Scholarship Recipients

Winners of the Larry Bothwell Dream Makers Scholarship were Heather Lowery, left, and Joseph Coker, right. Pictured in the center is Bettye Bothwell, wife of the late Larry Bothwell.

The winner of the Jimmy Campbell Memorial Scholarship was Campbell Adams. Pictured with her is Hall of Fame President Gary Hanner.

The winner of the CrossMark Home Services Scholarship was Hannah Deweese. Pictured with her are the owners of CrossMark Scott and Christy Stevenson.

The winner of the Charlie’s BBQ Scholarship was Grayce Fisher. Pictured with her is Hall of Fame President Gary Hanner.

The winner of the Angler Recycling Scholarship was Shelby Swaffield. Pictured with her is Hall of Fame President Gary Hanner.

Our History

Our Founder, Larry Bothwell

The St. Clair County Sports Hall of Fame was established in November 2004. The first induction ceremony was held in January 2005. To find out more obout our organization, please visit the About Us page



Our Board Members

President, Gary Hanner

To view all of the 2020 Officers and Board Members, please visit the Our Board Members page



Welcome to St. Clair County Sports Hall of Fame

St. Clair County, Alabama has a rich sports history, with a new chapter written each year. Our high schools turn out athletes, coaches, officials, mentors, and media journalists every year. Each January, The St. Clair County Sports Hall of Fame honors these with a new induction class of worthy men and women who, in their lifetime, have upheld our legacy of courage, leadership, growth, mentorship, and giving back. We also award scholarships in order to assist athletes entering college to fully reach their potential in life.

Our Sponsors

We extend a big Thank You to all our sponsors. Without them, none of this would be possible.

“In Memory of Farrah Seals”
“In Memory of Ian Harper”

"In Memory of Larry Bothwell"

"In Memory of Jeremy Ragsdale"

Charlie's BBQ

Waid Insurance Agency, Inc.
Metro Bank

Angler Recycling LLC
Hollingsworth Graphics
Chef T's
Crossmark Home Services

Lovejoy Realty
Ragland Telephone Company
Ragland Screenprinting

Piggly Wiggly of Odenville & Ashville
John and Alandra Owens

St. Clair County BOE Member Bill and Doll Morris

St. Clair County Commission Chairman - Paul and Marie Manning
St. Clair County Commissioner - Ken and Jan Crowe
St. Clair County Commissioner - Ricky and Christy Parker
St. Clair County Commissioner - Jeff and Rena Brown
St. Clair County Commissioner - Tommy and Sherry Bowers
St. Clair County Commissioner - Bob and Sherry Mize
St. Clair County Circuit Judge Bill Weathington

St. Clair County Circuit Clerk - Annette Manning
St. Clair County Probate Judge Mike Bowling
Moody Council Person Linda Crowe
Moody Councilman Nick and Leah Rutledge
Ragland Mayor Richard Bunt
Ragland Councilwoman Leann Ford
Springville Councilwoman Sherry Reaves