Pinky Primrose and Duane Acker from Atlantic area who received the Primrose Award in 1998. He was president of Kansas State University 1975-1986; and then served as administrator of the International Cooperation and Development and Foreign Agricultural Service from 1990-1993 and then as Assistant Secretary of Department of Agriculture in D.C. with Presidents Reagan and Bush. He has written books and holds a B.S., M.S. and Ph.d in animal husbandry.
1998 Hall of Fame Inductee John Sirianni displays his plaque with friends and family.
District Umpire winners for 1998 included, Wayne Wuebker, Troy Plummer, Mike Droll and Jack Lynch.
SW District 1A Coach of the Year 1998
John Waddle - Coon Rapids-Bayard
Class 4A District Coaches of the Year for 1998 included, Steve Shanks - Sioux City East, Kyle Black - DM Lincoln, Dirk Dunbar - CR Jefferson and Jay Fitzgerald of Bettendorf.
State Umpire and Coaches for 1998 included Umpire Mike Droll - Tipton, Class 3A Jim Struve - Vinton, Class 4A Kyle Black - DM Lincoln, Class 1A Gary Nyhus - Mason City Newman and Class 2A Dave Collison of Iowa Falls.
Class 3A District Coaches of the Year for 1998 included, Jim Struve - Vinton and Andy McGaffin of Spencer.
Class 2A District Coaches of the Year for 1998 included, Eugene Meister - Algona Garrigan, Dave Collison - Iowa Falls and Dan Hovden of North Fayette.