The Missouri Sports Hall of Fame has announced they will be recognizing high school and college basketball standouts with Filbert Five awards at a basketball luncheon on December 14th in Springfield.
Congratulations go out to former Lady Bobcat Kayli Combs Price and Bobcat Corey Stone, who have been selected as recipients of this award.
According to the Missouri Sports Hall of Fame release:
"Kayli Combs Price (Branson/College of the Ozarks): Combs was a standout for Branson High School in the early 2000s, earning All-State in Class 4 in 2005 and 2004 as well as All-Ozarks. The Lady Pirates reached the state quarterfinals in 2004, and she graduated having set seven school records. She played for the Lady Bobcats for three years (2006-2009) after transferring from Missouri State, where she was selected to the Missouri Valley Conference All-Freshman team. In her time in Point Lookout, the Lady ‘Cats won 98 games and were NAIA national runner-up twice and reached the semifinals all three years. When she graduated, she was the sixth-leading scorer in Lady ‘Cat history (1,672), seventh in assists (304) and fifth in steals (213). She also held the career record for 3-point shots made (331). Combs was a third team All-American in 2007 and a First Team All-American in 2008 and 2009. Her number (25) was retired at the end of her career.
Corey Stone (Reeds Spring/College of the Ozarks): Stone was a 2004 graduate of Reeds Spring High School, where he was a four-year starter for the basketball team. He was a two time first team All-Central Ozark Conference selection and all-district as a senior. He finished his career as the second-leading scorer in school history. Stone played at College of the Ozarks from 2004 to 2009, helping the Bobcats win the NAIA Division II national championship in 2006 and finishing as runner-up in 2009. He was a three time all-conference selection, an NAIA All-Tournament team selection and an NAIA All-American as a senior."
If you are interested in attending the event, please call 417-889-3100 for tickets. An individual ticket is $40, and a head table ticket is $100. A sponsorship table of eight is $400 and includes an autographed print and recognition in the printed program.