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Heath Miller

Heath Miller, a native Virginian, starred at quarterback for Honaker High School in the early 2000’s, however it was a position change at the University of Virginia that propelled Miller to greatness. Making the switch to tight end his freshman…

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Mark Lenzi

Mark Lenzi grew up in Fredericksburg, Virginia attending Stafford High School. Inspired by Greg Louganis’ performance at the 1984 Summer Olympics, Lenzi took up diving at the age of 16. From there he would be offered a scholarship to compete…

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Wendy Larry

As college basketball coaches go, Wendy Larry’s legacy in Virginia is unmatched. The Bloomingdale, New Jersey native and Old Dominion University alum, took over the Lady Monarchs in 1987, and over the next 25 seasons led ODU to an unprecedented…

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Jeff Burton

A native of South Boston, Virginia Jeff Burton has never served as mayor of his hometown; however that did not stop him from earning that nickname on NASCAR’s highest circuit. Burton got his start racing go-karts on rural tracks in…

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Ruben Brown

Ruben Brown began his ascent to football stardom as an offensive lineman at E.C. Glass high school in Lynchburg, VA. The 1989 USA Today High School All-American would go on to accept a scholarship to play collegiately for the University…

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Doug Doughty

Doug Doughty is a 1974 graduate from the University of Virginia, and upon graduation joined the Roanoke Times as the minor league hockey beat reporter.  In 1978, Doughty would begin to cover UVA sports with The Times, and now in…

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Rick Mahorn

Rick Mahorn played college basketball for Hampton Institute (now Hampton University) from 1976 to 1980, where he owns 18-school records and earned NAIA All-American honors. Mahorn also earned All-CIAA honors in 1977-78, 1978-79, and 1979-80, as well as being named…

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Thomas Jones

During his time at Powell Valley High School, Thomas Jones, a Big Stone Gap Native, rushed for 7,793 yards, and helped lead the football program to back-to-back state championships in 1994 and 1995. Jones broke many Virginia High School League…

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Chuck Hartman

After leading High Point’s baseball team for 18 years from 1960-1978, Chuck Hartman took on the head coaching position for the Virginia Tech Hokies baseball program. Hartman would go on to patrol the Hokies dugout for 28-seasons, from 1979-2006. Under…

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Megan Silva Schultz

A basketball legend in the Old Dominion Athletic Conference, Megan Silva Schultz was a four-year starter at Randolph-Macon College after starring at Hermitage High School in Richmond. The most decorated athlete in the history of Randolph Macon athletics, Silva Schultz…

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