Honorary Captains

The honorary captains for this year’s Ness Bros. Hall of Fame Classic pose for a photo on Wednesday afternoon. Back Row: Phil Cook (North American Coalition for Christian Admissions Professionals), Trent Wolfe (Kline’s CPA), Taylor Johnson (representing Ryan Johnson of Johnson Petroleum), HU men’s basketball head coach Kory Alford, Dave Schroeder (Schroeder Sales & Service) and Taylor Stetzel (representing Terry Shively of Columbia City Plastics). Front Row: Chris Newton (Huntington County Sheriff’s Department), Don Newsome (representing Junior Geiger of Ironclad Excavating), Scott Smith (representing Chuck Kennedy of Star Insurance Agency), Brandon Juergens (representing Dan Juergens of Juergens Do-It Center), Steve Ness (Ness Bros. Realtors and Auctioneers) and Eric Fawcett (representing Ryan Warner of Bippus State Bank). Not Pictured: Kurt Ness (Ness Bros. Realtors and Auctioneers) and Andy Zay (Andy Zay Leasing, Inc.).

On Wednesday, Ness Bros. Realtors and Auctioneers announced the honorary captains for this year’s Ness Bros. Hall of Fame Classic.

The company, which has existed since 1961, has sponsored the tournament for a quarter of a century according to owner Steve Ness. He said that the idea for the tournament was first imagined by legendary Huntington University basketball player and coach Steve Platt.