There is no shortage when it comes to professional athletes that call Lawton, Oklahoma their home.
Will Shields, a Lawton High School Alumni, played professional football for Kansas City Chiefs, from 1993 to 2006, and continues to serve the community that developed his love and knowledge of the game by hosting "Will to Succeed" football camps each year here in Lawton.
Butch Huskey, an IKE grad, played professional Baseball for New York Mets, Boston Red Sox, Colorado Rockies, and more from 1993 -2000 He now makes his home back here in Oklahoma, raising his family where he grew up.
Grady Brewer is in pretty good company as he grew up in a boxing family right here in Lawton OK as well. Grady made Lawton famous as he competed in, and was crowned 2006 winner of the ESPNreality show, The Contender.
Grady Brewer, Lawton Local Boxing Legend is hosting his Second Amateur Boxing Exhibition.
On Saturday, March 26th, you can enjoy two different exhibitions, a youth exhibition from 2 to 4, and an adult exhibition from 7 to 9. Each of the participants has been trained and mentored by Brewer. All money raised goes to the Grady Brewer Foundation Youth Scholarship Fund.
Brewer has implemented life skills, personal mentoring, and leadership skills into each training session. He is dedicated to investing in the youth and young adults of our community, to ensure they have a bright future.
Be a part of what makes Lawton Oklahoma a great place to live and grow by supporting the good in Lawton. Grady Brewer is one of those changing people's lives for the better.
Far too often, some bored Karen whose only personality trait is complaining about everything will say something along the lines of "There's nothing to do in Oklahoma..." That's simply not true. There is a ton of stuff to do in Oklahoma that you and the kids will love, you just have to know where to find that stuff and have the gumption to hop off the couch and go do some of it.
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