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History: News you may have missed

Linda Bushinski, Kristi Kuntz inducted into USA Softball Region 9 Hall of Fame

Rich Hobson, Chuck Stewart inducted into USA Softball of Idaho Hall of Fame

Jamie Stewart appointed Commissioner of USA Softball of Idaho District 8 (Spokane)

Dennis Keys appointed Umpire in Chief of USA Softball of Idaho District 8 (Spokane)

Bryan Raschka and Carl Durr named Deputy Umpires in Chief

Halls of Fame & Awards

USA Softball Northwest Mountain Region 9 Hall of Fame

USA Softball of Idaho District 8 (Spokane) & Spokane ASA inductees

  • Dick Phelps, men'sfastpitch pitcher, 1986
  • Clarence "Bucky" Buckenberger Sr., commissioner, 1989
  • Bruce Campbell, umpire, 1989
  • Lloyd Benson, commissioner, 1999
  • Clarence "Fuzzy" Buckenberger Jr., men's fastpitch/modified pitcher, 1999
  • Jon Heimbigner, slowpitch coach/player, 2004
  • Wade Liberty, men's fastpitch/modified pitcher, 2007
  • Shari Manikowski, women's modified outfielder, 2007
  • Mike Reeder, men's modified infielder, 2007
  • George Lynn, girls fastpitch manager/coach, 2012
  • Mike Peterson, men's modified outfielder, 2012
  • Chuck Stewart, umpire, 2013
  • Jim Bedard, contributor, 2014
  • Tim Floyd, men's slowpitch infielder, 2016
  • Vern Ziegler, sponsor, 2017
  • Linda Bushinski, women's modified infielder/outfielder, 2018
  • Kristi Kuntz, women's modified, catcher/infielder, 2018


USA Softball of Idaho Awards

Hall of Fame

  • Rich Hobson, District 8 umpire, 2018
  • Chuck Stewart, District 8 umpire, 2018

Red Halpern Award

Renee Stewart, more than 30 years involved as a player, coach, tournament director and administrator (longtime president of Spokane Girls Fastpitch Softball Association), 2020

Fuzzy Buckenberger, longtime former Spokane commissioner, 2018

Larry Musgrove Umpire Award: Jeff Camp, District 8, 2018

Bob Martin Umpire Award: Nic McIndoe, District 8, 2018


Inland Empire Softball Hall of Fame & Doug "Pops" Bender Scholarship Award winners

Check out the lists, 1976 through 2020 inductees and Bender Scholarship Award winners. 2020 awards/induction postponed until 2021 because of COVID-19 pandemic.


Spokane Metro Softball Hall of Fame

Established in 2013 to recognize individuals who played a major enduring role, often unsung, in the growth and development of softball within ASA in Spokane. Check out the inductees through 2020.