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Wednesday, June 26, 2024

TopSports.News will host the 19th annual Topeka-Shawnee County Sports Awards/Hall of Fame Ceremony at Washburn University. TSN is proud to preserve and continue this annual event to recognize our area student athletes.

2024 Shawnee County Hall of Fame Inductees:

Bob Benoit
Jim Golden
Kelsey Chipman Stringer
Nick Stringer

Our ten area schools will be asked to nominate one female and male candidate with a minimum 3.0 cumulative grade point average as the outstanding student athlete for each of the categories listed below. Also recognized will be an outstanding female and male athlete from Washburn University.

TICKETS ON SALE NOW! Order before June 16th for an early bird discount.

You must purchase your tickets no later than June 22nd. No walk-ins. No exceptions. 

Event Details

  • DATE: Wednesday, June 26, 2024
  • LOCATION: Washburn University Student Union:
    • Doors open at 5pm.
    • 5pm: Hall of Fame Reception.
    • 6pm: Dinner, Awards to follow.
  • Tickets: 
    • On sale May 6, 2024.
    • $30 per person before June 16
    • $35 per person, June 16 - 22 (ticket sales end June 22!)
  • Reserved tables of 8 available:
    • $275 - NOTE: Must be reserved no later than June 15, 2024.
  • Order online at TopSports.News
    • Accepting credit cards, PayPal and now Venmo (search business: TopSports.News). 

When you purchase tickets your name will be placed on the admissions list. Please keep your ticket confirmation email and bring to the event for verification.

Nominees and inductees receive a complimentary admission and dinner.


  • Fall sports
  • Winter sports
  • Spring sports
  • Most inspirational
  • Most outstanding athlete

TSN has assembled former Topeka Shawnee County Sports Council members, local school officials, and media personalities as an advisory council to review and select the category awards winners. This council will also select the 2024 inductees for the Shawnee County Hall of fame.

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