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CoCo Farms Continues to Support the Antioch Sports Legends Program and Museum

Thanks to Co-Founders Tom Menasco and Eddie Beaudin, the Antioch Sports Legends are benefiting from CoCo Farm’s generosity. For nearly a year Menasco and Beaudin made presentations to the owner/operators of CoCo Farms before an agreement was made last October. This was just in the nick of time as with all of 2020 events being…

“Coach” Bill Snelson died peacefully at home on January 14, 2021 at the age of 91.

Bill Snelson was born in Glenn County, CA. After graduating from Corning High, he was attending Shasta College when the Korean War started and he left to serve a 4 year stint in the Air Force. He was honorably discharged in 1954 and returned to school, where he met Joyce Hill, and they married in…

In Memory of Alvin “Kelly” Martin (1924-1995) on his 25th Memorial Anniversary

Alvin “Kelly” Martin 1924 – 1995 Not a day goes by that we don’t think about you. We miss that kind gentleness about you and that twinkle in your eye. Those kind heartfelt words you had, your ability to always say the right thing and point us in the right direction. Congratulations on being inducted…

Thank You to Our 2020 Donors to the Antioch Sports Legends Program and Museum

Thank you for your generous donations to the Antioch Sports Legends Program and Museum! With your backing we’re looking forward to installing our 14th Class of Hall of Fame Inductees in October of 2021.   Hall of Fame Sponsors: $3,000.00 + CoCo Farms   Most Valuable Player Sponsors: 1,001.00 – $2,999.00  Leo Fontana Family Foundation     James…

Antioch Sports Legends Museum receives certificate from Contra Costa County Supervisor Diane Burgis

For the second consecutive year the Antioch Sports Legends has been awarded a certificate of honor for our distinguished service to our community by Supervisor Diane Burgis. The award was mailed to the Sports Legends and a follow up Zoom ceremony featuring all the recipients was held on December 10th at 3:00pm. As the Antioch…

You are invited to to the Zoom General/Auction Committee Meeting Thursday November 5th at 5:PM PAC

Hello Everybody! Just a note to invite you all to a Zoom General and Auction Meeting on Thursday November 5th at 5:00pm Pacific Time. We’ll update the latest for the Auction at the top of the meeting for donors to know what is happening and then go into our regular meeting. An agenda will be…

The 2020 Fund Raising Drive Kicks Off

Like so many organizations, The Antioch Sports Legends Museum and Program has been impacted by the COVID-19 virus and State/County health guidelines. In March the museum closed, and in May the Mayor’s Cup was canceled and then the unprecedented decisions of canceling the Alumni Golf Tournament and Gala was announced. That being said, we have…