2021 GKSHOF inductees unveiled

List includes former UT assistant and Duke head coach David Cutcliffe
Updated: May. 19, 2021 at 6:12 PM EDT
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KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT) - VFL legend and soon to be NFL Hall of Famer Peyton Manning will be the guest speaker at this year’s banquet in August. Among those in the class of 2021 is Peyton’s old quarterback coach at UT, David Cutcliffe. Others going in include former Knoxville City Amateur Golf champ Jay Wise. Official-Donnie Graham, who was a start track athlete at Powell. And this year’s media member is Tennessee Lady Vol play-by-play man, Mickey Dearstone.

The Boys & Girls Clubs of the Tennessee Valley will continue its tradition of honoring the area’s finest athletes at the 40th Annual Greater Knoxville Sports Hall of Fame Dinner & Induction Ceremony presented by First Horizon Tuesday, August 24 at the Knoxville Convention Center.

Here’s a full list of this year’s inductees:


Heather Sumpter Blakemore—Track & Field

Mike Caldwell—Football

David Cutcliffe—Coaching

Mickey Dearstone—Media

Donnie Graham—Official

Chris Groer—Tennis

Lee Guetterman—Baseball

Carly Pearson—Para-Athlete

Charlie Petrone—Trainer

Jay Wise—Golf

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