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Norman Snead was an outstanding football, baseball and basketball player while at Warwick High School.  He grew up in the Marshall Courts section of Newport News, Virginia.  At one time he struck out 16 batters in a baseball game, averaged 21 points a game in basketball and had few peers as quarterback at Warwick High. […]

Frank Loria, Virginia Tech’s first consensus football All-American gained this honor in 1965 and 1966 as a safety man.  He, according to his former coach Jerry Claiborne just made things happen and had a knack for football that you find in very few players. Loria wasn’t very big, 5’7 and 172 pounds, but he was […]

Shelley Mann was known as one of the glamour girls of sports in the United States in the 1950’s.  Although born in Long Island, New York and a graduate of Cornell University, Mann’s parents were native Virginians and she returned to the Old Dominion at an early age.  At age ten Mann could not swim, […]

Jack Cloud is a native of Norfolk, Virginia where he starred in football at Maury High School.  He entered the Air Force after graduation and served as a gunner for three years before entering college.           While playing for William & Mary in the late 1940’s Cloud was named an All-Southern Conference Fullback three times.  He […]

Melvin "Meb" Davis attended Maury High School in Norfolk, Virginia. After graduation he played with a strong Norfolk Collegiate football team. He was a three-sport star at William & Mary from 1924 to 1927. He excelled in football as an end, a center in basketball and competed as a low hurdler, high jumper and javelin […]

Herbert Bryant was born in Alexandria, Virginia and lettered in four sports at Episcopal High School, graduating in 1928. He entered the University of Virginia in the fall of 1928. His many honors included membership in the PK Society, Eli Banana, and Society of 13. Bryant was the first freshman in University of Virginia history […]

Herbert Bryant was born in Alexandria, Virginia and lettered in four sports at Episcopal High School, graduating in 1928. He entered the University of Virginia in the fall of 1928. His many honors included membership in the PK Society, Eli Banana, and Society of 13. Bryant was the first freshman in University of Virginia history […]