PORTLAND, Ore. — The Oregon Sports Hall of Fame and Museum marked its 40th anniversary with a virtual induction ceremony this year due to COVID-19 restrictions.
Jordan Kent of NBC Sports Northwest was the master of ceremonies and was joined by KGW's Orlando Sanchez.
Here's a look at the 2020 class of inductees:
- Craig Hanneman: All-American football player at Oregon State; played for the New England Patriots and Pittsburgh Steelers in the NFL
- John Jaha: Portland native; played Major League Baseball for the Milwaukee Brewers and Oakland Athletics
- Rockne Freitas: Played football at Oregon State; played for the Detroit Lions and Tampa Bay Buccaneers in the NFL
- Tiffeny Milbrett: Portland native; Olympic gold and silver medalist; University of Portland soccer star; played for the 1999 Gold Cup winning U.S. national team
- Tom Jernstedt: Posthumous induction for the McMinnville native, who spent his career as a basketball administrator for the NCAA and was instrumental in the rise of March Madness
Former Portland Trail Blazers star forward Brian Grant also received the Commitment to Community award for his life-long service to charity and public support organizations and for founding the Brian Grant Foundation for Parkinson's Research.
Saturday's virtual ceremony included appearances from Nike founder Phil Knight; Trail Blazers legend and Hall of Famer Bill Walton; NFL greats Mel Renfro, Neil Lomax and Dan Fouts; Nike shoe design icon Tinker Hatfield; and legendary Trail Blazers announcer Bill Schonely.
The Oregon Sports Hall of Fame also awarded six $3,000 scholarships to six Oregon high school scholar-athletes, through the MacTarnahan Family Trust. The recipients of this year's scholarships were:
- Gabriel Knox, Harrisburg High School
- Lesly LuJan Lopez, Beaverton High School
- Johnny Martinez, David Douglas High School
- Taylor Ramirez, Gresham High School
- Maxwell Reed, Oregon City High School
- Jillian Rudolf, North Lake High School