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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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Pete Adkins named Missouri Sports Legend

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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