78 episodes

The Texas Sports Hall of Fame podcast is hosted by Pete Sousa of Rogue Media Network.
Presented by the Hampton Inn -- Waco North.

The Texas Sports Hall of Fame Podcast Texas Sports Hall of Fame

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The Texas Sports Hall of Fame podcast is hosted by Pete Sousa of Rogue Media Network.
Presented by the Hampton Inn -- Waco North.

    Ep 79: Jay Shelton and the South West Conference

    Ep 79: Jay Shelton and the South West Conference

    Pete talks to Jay Shelton, his book, and memories of the South West Conference
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    • 35 min
    Ep 78: Jason Robicheau TSHOF Artist

    Ep 78: Jason Robicheau TSHOF Artist

    Jason Robicheau is the official artist of the Texas Sports Hall of Fame. Some of his impressive commissions:

    Official Artist of the 2023 Texas Sports Hall of Fame

    Official Artist of the 2011 MLB All Star Game

    Commissioned by the NFL to do the signature painting for Super Bowl 50 which was unveiled at the NFL Honors Banquet

    Commissioned by the Houston Rockets to do the signature painting for the 2006 NBA All Star Game

    Selected as one of the top 30 sports artist for NAMOS' inaugural 'Commitment to Excellence in Art & Sport' exhibit

    Commissioned by the Houston Astros to do a painting commemorating Roger Clemens' for becoming 2nd on All-Time strike out list

    Commissioned by the Houston Rockets to do a painting commemorating the career of Rudy Tomjanovich

    Commissioned by the Houston Rockets to do a painting commemorating the career of Moses Malone

    Commissioned by the Houston Rockets to do a painting commemorating the career of Dikembe Mutombo

    Commissioned by Lamar University to do a painting commemorating the tenure of outgoing president Jimmy Simmons

    Check out more about the artist and his work at https://www.jasonrobichau.com/
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    • 20 min
    Ep. 77: Voice of the Dallas Cowboys and Legendary Broadcaster Brad Sham

    Ep. 77: Voice of the Dallas Cowboys and Legendary Broadcaster Brad Sham

    Broadcasting veteran Brad Sham has been the “Voice of the Cowboys” for four incredible decades. Debuting in 1976 as a color analyst alongside legendary play-by-play Verne Lundquist, Sham started his pivotal career on the Dallas Cowboys Radio Network. Within eight short years, Sham would take the play-by-play helm and launch one of the team’s most celebrated careers of all time. Having won the National Sports Media Association Texas Sportscaster of the Year award eleven times, Sham is part of the sporting institution. Revered amongst peers and critics alike, Sham has also been honored in the Texas Radio Hall of Fame. To this day, Sham is the longest-standing broadcaster with the team. Sham was inducted into the Texas Sports Hall of Fame in 2020.
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    • 39 min
    Ep. 76: Houston Chronicle Columnist and Former President of the Pro Football Writers of America

    Ep. 76: Houston Chronicle Columnist and Former President of the Pro Football Writers of America

    Longtime sports columnist for the Houston Chronicle, John McClain spent the last 40 years covering the NFL. Before his time in Houston, the Waco native graduated from Baylor in 1975, and worked at the Waco Tribune-Herald from 1973 - 1976. In addition to being an inductee in the Texas Sports Hall of Fame, the former president of the Pro Football Writers of America also has a plaque in the Pro Football Hall of Fame. McClain is memorialized in Canton, Ohio as the winner of the Dick McCann Memorial Award in 2006. He was also named a Texas Gridiron Legend in 2015, the only other media members who are Gridiron Legends are fellow Texas Sports Hall of Famers Dave Campbell and Mickey Herskowitz. Beyond being honored in multiple halls of fame, McClain also plays a key role in honoring others through those organizations. He is a member of the Pro Football Hall of Fame Selection Committee, the Pro Football Hall of Fame Seniors Committee, and the Texas Sports Hall of Fame Selection Committee. McClain was inducted into the Texas Sports Hall of Fame in 2020.
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    • 40 min
    Ep. 75: Talking About the New Class With Brice Cherry, Sports Editor of The Waco Tribune Herald, Former Texas AP Sportswriter of the Year

    Ep. 75: Talking About the New Class With Brice Cherry, Sports Editor of The Waco Tribune Herald, Former Texas AP Sportswriter of the Year

    Pete Talks About the New Class With Brice Cherry, Sports Editor of The Waco Tribune Herald, Former Texas AP Sportswriter of the Year.
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    • 46 min
    Ep. 74: Dinn Mann, Grandson of Roy Hofheinz Former Mayor of Houston, Creator of the Astrodome

    Ep. 74: Dinn Mann, Grandson of Roy Hofheinz Former Mayor of Houston, Creator of the Astrodome

    Dinn Mann talks with Pete about his grandfather, Roy Hofheinz. One of the founding fathers of the Astros, Judge Roy Hofheinz was the first owner of the Houston franchise. A state legislator at age 22, a Harris County judge at age 24 and the mayor of Houston at age 40, Hofheinz played an instrumental role in getting the Colt .45s to Houston in 1962, and in 1965 renamed the club the Astros to coincide with the opening of the first domed stadium in professional sports history, the iconic Astrodome. Hofheinz revolutionized baseball and the sports industry in many ways, including his decision to utilize an artificial playing surface in 1966 which he dubbed “AstroTurf”.
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    • 22 min

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