Media

Rod Beckman

2015
Shelby High School - Inductee

Baseball, Basketball, Fast-Pitch Softball, Football, Media

Perhaps no person is as synonymous as the voice of Ludington football and basketball as Rod Beckman. For 40 years, Beckman was the play-by-play voice of both programs on the airwaves of WKLA and for a year of basketball at WMOM. And when he wasn't delivering sports on the air, he continued to play in a sport where he excelled — baseball and softball. He was a member of the Custer VFW teams long ...Read More...

George Wilson

2012
Scottville High School - Inductee

Media

George Wilson made his mark on Mason County from the broadcast booth, working as play-by-play man for WKLA from the 1950s and into the 1970s. Even after his play-by-play days were over, Wilson stayed behind the microphone, doing public address work for both Mason County Central and Ludington schools for more than 50 years. He also wrote a local sports column for the Ludington Daily News when he wo ...Read More...

Lloyd Wallace

2012
Ludington High School - Inductee

Media

Lloyd Wallace had a lifetime's work as the sports editor for the Ludington Daily News, retiring in 2011 after a remarkable 41-year career. He was instrumental in the Associated Press giving equal coverage to girls athletics through it's polls and all-state teams and won a litany of writing awards in his career, including being named top sports columnist by the AP in the paper's division a record f ...Read More...