Three named to KDUZ/KARP/KGLB Sports Hall of Fame 08 Jul 13

Three people will be inducted this weekend into the KDUZ/KARP/KGLB Sports Hall of Fame.  Silver Lakes Keith Stifter, Hutchinson’s Mike Marquardt, and Hutchinson’s Nate Swift are this year’s honorees. 


Stifter was a 4 sport athlete but known most for Basketball and Football.  In Basketball he was a 1,000 point scorer and former Conference MVP, and in Football he was  a defensive standout with 11 interceptions his senior season before going on to play football in college. 


Marquardt will be best known for his baseball.  Marquardt holds a career average of over .400 in High School and was named All State and a Lions All Star.  He’s played Amateur Baseball over 20 years and still holds a number of Hutchinson records. 


And Swift will be known as one of the best football players in Hutchinson history.  Swift led the Tigers to a prep bowl, was named All State at two different positions, and was named the Minnesota State Player of the Year in his senior season.  He would go on to have a stellar career at the University of Nebraska, and had a brief career in the NFL. 


Two of the Three honorees are confirmed to participate in the on air ceremonies this Saturday at 10:10 am on the Area Sports Roundup.