Our Next Banquet and Induction Ceremony
Presentation begins at 6:00pm in the lobby of the Macon Centreplex. Induction ceremony and dinner will be held immediately following downstairs in the Monument Room beginning at 6:30pm.
Our 2020 Wall of Honor Ceremony will induct 8 new members:
- Cynthia Cornelius
- Joey Hiller
- Michael Hunt
- Tommy Seward
- Robert Slocum Jr
- Randy Stephens
- Jeff Treadway
- Brannen Veal
2020 Local Team(s)
Each year the Hall is honoring a local team or teams that had an outstanding performance(s). These are not inductees into the Hall, just a special recognition by the Hall of Fame
- 1973 Mt. de Sales State Class A football championship team. The squad finished the season with a perfect 14-0 record.
Joe Dupree holds the distinction of being the only football player to start a game at quarterback at both the University of Georgia and at Georgia Southern. Following a banner All State high school career at Southwest High School where he passed for more than 33 hundred yards and 23 touchdowns and rushed for 1,809 yards and 22 touchdowns in three season, he signed a football scholarship with Georgia where he spent wo season before transferring to Southern. He played in five games with the Bulldogs. At Southern Joe was a three year letter winner for the Eagles helping lead them to a Southern Conference Championship and an NCAA Division I AA playoff berth.
His statistics at Southern show 951 yards rushing and 11 touuchdowns and 914 yards passing and 7 touchdowns.
Joe got into the coaching ranks in 2000 starting at Twiggs County High School as an assistant. He also worked as an assistant in football and head boys basketball coach at Rutland from 2003 until 2005 and at Westside High School from 2005 until 2012. He got his first head coach job at Henry County in McDonough in 2012 and after one season there returned to Macon at Southwest High School where he serves at Head Football Coach and Athletics Director.(more)
The Macon Sports Hall of Fame got its beginning as the Macon Athletic Hall of Fame in 1976 as a Bi Centennial Project of the Bibb County Jaycees. The Project was chaired by Jaycee Member Billy Hester.