Davis Tarwater, others inducted into the Greater Knoxville Sports Hall of Fame

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT) -- Several sports legends were inducted into the Greater Knoxville Hall of Fame on Thursday night.

Davis Tarwater (far right) and others at the Greater Knoxville Sports Hall of Fame induction ceremony / Source: WVLT News

Athletes joining the ranks include Davis Tarwater, Olympic gold medalist and WVLT News Anchor Brittany Tarwater's husband.

Others included Webb School football coach and athletics director David Meske, Fulton basketball coach Jody Wright, golf pro Walt Chapman and football official and former Vol Terry Brown.

The Pat Summitt Ignites Greatness Award was awarded to Peyton Manning, who could not be in attendance at the event but did send his thanks in a video message you can see here.

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