Steve Savard to be inducted into the Missouri Sports Hall of Fame this weekend

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SPRINGFIELD, Mo.- KOLR10 Anchor Steve Savard will be inducted into the Missouri Sports Hall of Fame this weekend at a ceremony in St. Louis.

Steve was an All-Conference and All-District Linebacker at Parkway North High School, an NCAA II All-Conference and three year team captain, All MIAA Linebacker at Northwest Missouri State University, where he is still #2 in all-time tackles. He played briefly for the Dallas Cowboys.

Steve was a sports director for 18 years at KMOV-TV in St. Louis, Missouri and was the voice of the St. Louis Rams for 16 years.

Steve is a member of the Parkway North Hall of Fame as well as Northwest Missouri State University Hall of Fame.

He will be inducted alongside:

  • Barbara Berkmeyer – Golf
  • Jim Bidewell – Basketball Coach
  • Charlie Brown – Football
  • Mike Clairborne – Broadcasting
  • William Greenblatt – Sports Photography
  • Larry Hughes – Basketball
  • Celeste Knierim – Softball Coach
  • Mike Russell – Football Coach
  • Andy Van Slyke – Baseball
  • Frank Viverito – Sports Administartion
  • Jack R. Watkings, Jr. – Sports Administration

The ceremony will take place Sunday, November 14 at 1 p.m. at the Chase Park Plaza in St. Louis.

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