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In an era when Virginia’s finest high school football stars sought college football programs outside of Virginia, J. R. Wilburn was no different from those high school football standouts, choosing to attend the University of South Carolina.  Wilburn was recruited by fellow Virginia Sports Hall of Famer Marvin Bass and entered USC with veteran NFL […]

Golf has played a major role in Curtis Strange’s life since his days in Virginia Beach, Virginia, and rightfully so.  During the 1980’s, Strange was considered one of golf’s premier players, winning back-to-back US Open titles in 1988 and 1989, a feat that had not been accomplished since Ben Hogan in 1950 and 1951, and […]

When other young girls her age were playing with dolls and running around the playground, Hope Spivey was a gymnastics standout with the potential for stardom according to scouts around the country.  Spivey, the NCAA’s all-time national record-holder for most perfect 10’s with 27 under her belt, showed that she was both talented and innovative […]

Bob Moskowitz has come a long way from his hometown of New York City to become a seasoned veteran in Virginia sports coverage. With over half a century of experience, Moskowitz is an exemplar for sports writer hopefuls. After a three-year stint with the United States Coast Guard, Moskowitz enrolled at Oglethorpe University in 1948. […]

With many sports history firsts credited to his name, Senator Russ Potts added another first to that list as the first sports marketing professional ever inducted into the Virginia Sports Hall of Fame. The Winchester, Virginia native changed the world of collegiate sports through his innovative marketing ideas and an unmatched enthusiasm for athletics. As […]

Since his early days at Fort Defiance High School, Dell Curry knew that basketball would be in his future. From winning a high school state championship to enjoying a standout college career at Virginia Tech, Curry showed basketball fans throughout the country why NBA scouts would soon be knocking on his door. Curry led the […]

William Fuller retired as one of the top 20 all-time sack leaders with four Pro-Bowl selections, and it’s no wonder the NFL Houston Oilers eagerly signed William Fuller at the dissolution of the United States Football League.  A native of Chesapeake, Virginia, Fuller excelled at the collegiate level and enjoyed fifteen years of professional play. A multi-sport […]

A true sportsman in every sense, Chuck Boone made a name for himself as a player, coach, and administrator throughout an athletic career that lasted more than forty years.  The University of Richmond would prove to be home to the Covington, Virginia native, whose career there came full circle when he started out as a […]

A true sportsman in every sense, Chuck Boone made a name for himself as a player, coach, and administrator throughout an athletic career that lasted more than forty years.  The University of Richmond would prove to be home to the Covington, Virginia native, whose career there came full circle when he started out as a […]