The Arlington Sports Hall of Fame is extremely pleased to announce that our 2023 Annual Induction Dinner, again in partnership with the Better Sports Club of Arlington, will be held on Wednesday, Oct. 11, at the Knights of Columbus, located at 5115 Little Falls Road, Arlington, Va.
Our dinner will pay tribute to all the honored members of the Hall of Fame and will induct the following six new Class of 2023 inductees, joining the 62 athletes, coaches and contributors who have been inducted into ASHOF since its founding in 1958:
Noel Deskins (Yorktown Class of ’79): Track & Field record-holder & Athlete of the Year at YHS and JMU
Eric Metcalf (O’Connell Class of ’85): Star NFL running back, football and track & field record-holder and Hall of Famer at both O’Connell and the University of Texas
Tia Moore (Wakefield Class of ’99): Basketball star at Wakefield, 1,500-point scorer and HOFer at Christopher Newport
Henry Crawford Palmer (W-L Class of ’88): All-Met basketball star, member of Duke 1991 NCAA Champion, All-Ivy (Dartmouth), 2000 Olympian, European pro player
Walter Palmer (W-L Class of ’86): W-L, Dartmouth, NBA (Utah Jazz, Dallas Mavericks) & European pro basketball star
Jake Scott [posthumous] (W-L & Bullis Class of ’66): All-SEC (Georgia), NFL safety/punt returner with Washington & Miami, Super Bowl VII MVP
A reception will begin at 6:30 p.m., followed by the dinner and program at 7:15.
To reserve your place, please visit ArlSportsHOF.org. Individual dinner tickets are $45. Please consider being a sponsor!