The Kansas Sports Hall of Fame plans a
series of speakers and entertainers at its newly formed Boathouse
Club in Wichita.
The kickoff gala will feature National Football League great
Gale Sayers as its first speaker on Aug. 30. The Wichita native
known as "the Kansas comet" starred at the University of Kansas
before going on to a Hall of Fame career as a running back with the
Kansas Hall board director Tim Daniel says the board wants the
Boathouse Club to be like a private country club for sports
Future events will include well-known coaches, athletes, media
personalities and sports celebrities.