Join us at Hook the Cure powered by IOTEC and rub elbows with your favorite celebrities and sports personalities.  Here are some of the special guests that have joined us over the years to help raise over $5.3 million NET for the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation.  Stay tuned to see who will be joining us south-of-the-border this year.

Chris Young:  Young has amassed six #1 singles, and seven Gold/Platinum certifications. With four albums to his credit, Young plays a powerhouse show packed with hits, including chart toppers “Gettin’ You Home,” “The Man I Want To Be,” “Voices,” “Tomorrow,” “You” and “Who I Am With You.”

Lucas Hoge:  Hoge was the host and star of Animal Planet‘s TV show Last Chance Highway and wrote and performed the show’s theme song. In 2011 he made his debut performance at the Ryman.  Since 2011, Hoge’s career has skyrocketed with several hits.

Matt Young: Young played eleven seasons in Major League Baseball for a variety of teams over his career, and is best known for his unofficial no-hitter against the Cleveland Indians while a member of the Boston Red Sox.

Rick Honeycutt: Honeycutt is currently a pitching coach for the Los Angeles Dodgers. Honeycutt was a left-handed pitcher for 6 different teams over 21 years from 1977 to 1997. He pitched in 30 post-season games, including 20 league championship series games and 7 World Series games, and never lost a game, going 3-0. Honeycutt gave up zero runs in the 1988 and 1990 post-seasons, and was a member of the Oakland Athletics 1989 World Series championship team.

Orel Hershiser:  American former baseball pitcher who played 18 seasons in Major League Baseball (MLB) from 1983 to 2000. He later became a broadcast color analyst and a professional poker player.

Wade Boggs:  Boggs spent his 18-year baseball career primarily with the Boston Red Sox, but also played for the New York Yankees, with whom he won the 1996 World Series against the Atlanta Braves, and the Tampa Bay Devil Rays, with whom he reached 3,000 hits. His hitting in the 1980s and 1990s made him a perennial contender for American League batting titles. He is 33rd on the list of career leaders for batting average among Major League Baseball players with a minimum of 1000 plate appearances. Boggs was elected to the Red Sox Hall of Fame in 2004 and the Baseball Hall of Fame in 2005.