April 14, 2013
Former Jefferson City High School football coach Pete Adkins stands alongside his wife Lorraine and his new bust during a ceremony Sunday at the Capitol Plaza Hotel. The bust will appear at the Missouri Sports Hall of Fame.
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Former Jefferson City High School football coach Pete Adkins is not short by any stretch of the imagination when it comes to accomplishments. He won 405 games, owns a 71-game winning streak and captured nine state football championships during his 43 years as a head coach. He was even the subject of a Melissa Etheridge music video (which was shown during the ceremony) honoring his accomplishments. All of that only scratches the surface. But when he learned he was going to be named a Missouri Sports Legend by the Missouri Sports Hall of Fame, he knew he had something he could put up there with all the other highlights in his career.
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