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The Hutchinson Blue Dragon Quarterback Club Hall of Fame committee announced its 2019 induction class on Saturday at halftime of the Hutchinson Community College-Butler men's basketball game.
The 2019 Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony will be Saturday, January 26 at halftime of the Hutchinson-Colby men's game.
Two new categories were introduced into the voting process for the Hall of Fame committee. The two new categories are contributors and teams. The 2019 Class will have one of each.
The 2019 Quarterback Club Hall of Fame induction class in includes Donna Broadus (contributor), Becky Endicott (coach), Eugene Kinlaw (football) and the 1988 Blue Dragon Men's Basketball team.
The 2019 Blue Dragon Quarterback Club Hall of Fame Induction ceremony will be on Saturday, January 26 at halftime of the men's basketball game against Colby. Fans will have the chance to meet the 2019 honorees at the annual Blue Dragon Chili and Pie Feed that same night on Saturday, January 26 from 5 to 7 p.m. in the Sports Arena's North Gym.
Donna Broadus spent more than 50 years working for or helping with Blue Dragon Athletics.
Hired by Hall of Famer Sam Butterfield as the Athletic Department's administrative assistant, Broadus oversaw numerous duties, including eligibility, ticketing, general day-to-day operations and many other duties.
After her official retirement from the Blue Dragon Athletic office, Donna continued to work for the Blue Dragons as ticket manager and worked the Class 3A state basketball and NJCAA Basketball tournaments
Donna has worked or helped with 4 of the 5 all-time Blue Dragon Athletic Directors.
Becky Endicott was a dual-role coach for the Blue Dragons – coaching both volleyball and softball.
She was Hutchinson's fifth volleyball coach in team history from 1984 to 1992, compiling a 237-173-19 record at Hutchinson. Endicott is No. 2 in all-time Blue Dragon Volleyball coaching wins.
Endicott has the distinction of being Hutchinson Softball's very first head coach, guiding the Blue Dragons from 1986 through 1993. She compiled a record of 209-144 and led the Blue Dragons to their only Region VI championship in 1988.
Endicott now works for the Wichita State Athletic Department.
Eugene Kinlaw was a part of current head coach Rion Rhoades' first two teams at Hutchinson in 2007 and 2008.
In 2008, Kinlaw put together one of the most dominant years by a defensive linemen, not only at Hutchinson, but in NJCAA history.
Kinlaw was named the 2008 Jayhawk Conference Defensive Player of the Year and NJCAA Defensive Player of the Year.
A 6-foot-2, 295-pound sophomore from Homerville, Ga., Kinlaw led the Jayhawk Conference in tackles for loss with 45, which totaled 180 yards. He had 11 quarterback sacks, which ranked 10th in the NJCAA. The 45 tackles for loss were a Blue Dragon team record for defensive linemen.
All told, Kinlaw had 65 total tackles (49 solo, 16 assisted). He also registered four passes broken up, 15 quarterback hurries, four forced fumbles, two blocked kicks and one safety. He led a Blue Dragon defense that allowed just 74.8 rushing yards a game, ranking sixth in the nation.
1988 MEN'S BASKETBALL
The 1988 Blue Dragon Men's Basketball Team has a lot of first connected to it.
The 1988 Blue Dragons won Hutchinson Community College's first-ever men's basketball national championship and now it become the first team to be inducted to the Quarterback Club Hall of Fame.
The 1988 Blue Dragons were coached by Dave Farrar and the tournament MVP was the late Maurice Brittian. William Davis was an honorable mention All-American.
The 1988 Blue Dragons went 37-2 and had to survive a last-second rules decision on if a Technical foul was to be called when debris scattered on the floor after Steve Fritz hit the game-winning shot in the championship game against Kankakee.