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2005 MBCA Hall of Fame Inductees

Jun 1, 2005 9:25:00 AM

Don Buffington, currently at School of the Osage, he has coached at Hannibal La Grange College and Blair Oaks High School;

Roy Green, long time Coach at Kickapoo High School in Springfield. Roy started his Coaching career at Miller, MO High School, spent a year at Willow Springs and twelve years as an Assistant at Glendale High School before going to Kickapoo twenty-two years ago;

Paul Hale of Cape Girardeau Notre Dame has been a  Head Coach for twenty-seven years and his teams have won five hundred games. Paul coached at Stoutland, Delta, Bernie and Dexter prior to joining Notre Dame;

Kirk Hanson has been at Central Bible College in Springfield for twenty-six years and his teams have played in the National Christian College Athletic Association (NCCAA) twenty-four times. They have amassed five hundred and ninety-one wins, three NCCAA titles and helped Coach Hanson win four NCCAA National Coach of the Year Awards;

Gary Keeling got his Coaching start at Pleasant Hope, moved to Jasper, then to Gravette, Arkansas, before settling in Bolivar. His Bolivar team presented him with win number five hundred on January 25, 2005;

John Masterson the long time Coach at Normandy High School in the St. Louis area moved into the Assistant's role at Hazelwood East and most recently at St. Charles High School;

Tim Moore's 1995-96 Webster Groves High School team won the Missouri State High School Activites (MSHSAA) Class 4A State Title. He now serves as Director of Athletics at Webster Groves. His teams won Regional titles in Illinois and District and Sectional titles in Missouri;

Lynn Nance Coached a National Championship team at Central Missouri State University before moving into Division I jobs at St. Mary's in California, University of Washington and Iowa State. He returned to the Show-Me State to take the job at Southwest Baptist College;

Kenneth Roberts coached at Novinger, Marceline, Cairo, Knox County, Lebanon, LaBelle, Canton, Linn County, Fairfax and St. Clair. His teams won over six hundred and eighty games in both Boys and Girls competition.

Greg "Denzil" Morris nominated and selected as a contributor to the game, Morris has been keeping the clock at Nixa basketball games since 1974.  Entering his 42nd year managing the clock for the Eagles, Morris has not missed a game during that time period.