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Porter Vaughan was born in Stevensville, Virginia. He attended Stevensville High School and the University of Richmond, graduating in 1940. He has served as a Trustee from 1970-1974, and again, from 1983 to the present time. Vaughan has served as Chairman of the University of Richmond Athletic Council. Vaughan was also a founder of the […]

Retiring in 1985 as the country’s 6th winningest collegiate basketball coach, Webb spent 29 years at 2 Virginia schools amassing a record of 511 wins and 257 losses, averaging 17 wins per season and attaining the status of Virginia’s All-Time winningest coach in college basketball history, a record which stood from 1985 until 1998.  Sixteen […]

Charles "Rosie" Thomas was born in Buckingham County, Virginia. He entered Fork Union Military Academy in 1918, entering as a sophomore and graduated in the class of 1921. Thomas continued his education at Virginia Tech graduating with an electrical engineering degree in 1925. He coached the freshman baseball team for one year to an undefeated […]

Charles "Bolo" Perdue was born May 10, 1916 in Thomasville, North Carolina. He graduated from Duke University with a B.S. Degree in 1940 and received his Masters Degree from Columbia University in 1947. Perdue played with the New York Giants in 1940 and volunteered for the U.S. Navy. He was commissioned an Ensign in 1942 […]

Vito Ragazzo attended West Virginia High School in Williamson, West Virginia.  He was captain of the high school football team, which was undefeated and played in the North/South High School All-Star game in West Virginia.  He was selected to the first “Dream Team” and All-Time West Virginia High School team. Ragazzo attended William & Mary […]

Earl Lloyd was born on April 13, 1928 in Alexandria, Virginia. He attended Parker-Gray High School in Alexandria where he was All-State in basketball. After graduation he attended West Virginia State College where he also starred in basketball and was voted to the All-Tournament team and the All-Conference team for three years. Lloyd tried out […]