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Conference picks Adam to receive courage award

Steve Adams, the

Steve Adams (right), the "voice of the Redbirds," with director of athletics, Larry Lyons

Steve Adams received the 2017 MVC Most Courageous Award, which honors individuals who demonstrate unusual courage when faced with an illness or tragedy. Adams is battling Stage 4 pancreatic cancer.

The volunteer public address announcer for men’s basketball throughout 40 seasons, Adams called nearly 600 ISU games. He added more than another 200 as the announcer for football games prior to the renovation of Hancock Stadium.

Adams is a member of the Athletics Percy Family Hall of Fame. He worked at ISU for 35 years in various positions, retiring as vice president of Student Affairs in 2011.

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