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Gray Simons

Gray Simons a native of Norfolk, Virginia had a brilliant-wrestling career that began at Granby High School. He wrestled for four straight years under Coach Billy Martin and became a state champion. He attended Lock Haven State University and had…

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Ida Simmons Slack

Ida Simmons Slack is considered one of the greatest women duckpin bowlers of all time.  On seven occasions, she was ranked No. 1 bowler in the nation, an honor based on comparison of all bowlers’ scores in sanctioned league play. …

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Herman “Bucky” Keller

A native of Newport News “Bucky Keller” was a star basketball player at Newport News High School, leading the Typhoons to three consecutive state championships in 1956 to 1958.  He was also a quarterback and all-state football player.   Keller was…

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Nancy Lieberman

Nancy Lieberman, one of the most accomplished and recognized individuals in the history of women’s basketball, added a new dimension to her prolific sports career as she guided the 1998 Detroit Shock to a remarkable 17-13 season in her first…

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Robert “Bobby” Dandridge

Bobby Dandridge is a native of Richmond, Virginia and attended Maggie Walker High School from 1962 to 1965.  He also attended Norfolk State University from 1965 to 1969 and was a record-setting basketball player who went on to star in…

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