Springfield in Greene County, Missouri — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
Edwin T. "Ned" Reynolds
Son to William and Edwina Reynolds
A brother to Bill and Jack
Father to Stephanie Hasse, grandfather to Jacob and Sylvia Hasse
First appeared on TV at age 14 on NBC's "The Today Show"
Graduated from Temple University in 1962, majoring in English and Arts
Served six years in U.S. Navy as surgical technician
Hired as sports director of Springfield's KY3 TV in 1967
Anchored sports radio shows on KWTO 98.7 since 1982
Hosted annual Children's Miracle Network Telethon since 1985
Launched Ozarks Sports Magazine on football, basketball and baseball in 1987
Inducted into the Springfield Area Sports Hall of Fame in 1992
Volunteer emcee for Missouri Sports Hall of Fame enshrinement ceremony receptions since 1998
Play-by-play TV for Missouri State University basketball
Play-by-play TV for Drury University basketball
Play-by-play TV for Springfield Cardinals baseball
Inducted into the Missouri Sports Hall of Fame in 2001
Winner of numerous Missouri Broadcasters Association awards
Directed the Ozarks' highest
Used his celebrity to aid numerous Ozarks charities
Awarded Silver Circle of Mid-American Chapter of National Academy of Arts and Sciences in 2014
Sports Director of KY3 TV in Springfield for 47 years
Recognized as a
Missouri Sports Legend
Erected 2015 by Missouri Sports Hall of Fame.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Communications • Sports. A significant historical month for this entry is January 2015.
Location. 37° 7.24′ N, 93° 13.009′ W. Marker is in Springfield, Missouri, in Greene County. Marker can be reached from East Stan Musial Drive south of U.S. 60. Marker is outside the Missouri Sports Hall of Fame. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 3861 E Stan Musial Dr, Springfield MO 65809, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Coach Norm Stewart (here, next to this marker); Anthony "Tony" La Russa (here, next to this marker); William Charles "Bill" Virdon (here, next to this marker); Richard Albert "Dick" Vermeil (here, next to this marker); Thomas Michael "Mike" Shannon (here, next to this marker); John V. "Pete" Adkins (here, next to this marker); John Kadlec (here, next to this marker); Jon Thomas Sundvold (here, next to this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Springfield.
Also see . . . Ned Reynolds (Missouri Sports Hall of Fame). (Submitted on May 17, 2021, by Jason Voigt of Glen Carbon, Illinois.)
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