Rueck among those honored at 16th Hall of Fame event Oct. 1

Scott Rueck, George Fox University's women's basketball coach, encourages a spirit of family in the program.

The community is invited to help George Fox honor its 16th class of inductees at the 2011 Sports Hall of Fame ceremony, scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 1. The event begins with an induction ceremony at 3 p.m. in Bauman Auditorium, followed by a 4:30 p.m. reception in the Duke Atrium of the Stevens Center.

The induction ceremony is free to attend. Reception tickets are $13 for adults and $8 for children 12 and under.

The 2011 inductees include coach Scott Rueck (pictured, right), who guided the women's basketball team to a national title in 2009; athletes Sharon (Barnett) McPherson (2000), Katie (Greller) Lacey (2001) and Karli Holub Harshman (2002); and the 2001 women's basketball team. Also honored will be Larry Gibson (1970) for meritorious service.

For more information and to R.S.V.P., contact Patty Findley at ext. 503-554-2910 or