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Dave Twardzik

A two-time All-American at Old Dominion University, Dave Twardzik’s teams made 6 play-off appearances during his 8 year professional basketball career.  Twardzik played 4 years for the Virginia Squires of the American Basketball Association and 4 years for the Portland…

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Lily Harper Martin

Lily Harper Martin was born in Portsmouth, Virginia on August 18, 1916. She spent her entire life in the city and became an outstanding golfer. She won the Virginia State's Women's Golf Championships a total of seven times, all within…

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Frank Havens

Frank Havens is an Eastern Shore resident with the rare distinction of being a four time Olympian. An Arlington native and a graduate of Washington & Lee High School, Havens played on the football team.  He was destined to become…

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Albert Doran

Doran was one of the first scholastic basketball coaches to attain 500 victories.  His George Washington High School teams from Alexandria were perennial contenders for area and state titles.  A graduate of Ohio University where he was captain of the…

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Charles “Lefty” Driesell

Charles “Lefty” Driesell is a native of Norfolk, Virginia and a 1954 graduate of Duke University, where he played on the nation’s 10th ranked team as a senior.   Driesell received his master’s degree from William and Mary in 1961, and…

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William “Bill” Chambers Jr.

Bill Chambers was born on December 13, 1930 in Lynchburg, Virginia.  He began his basketball career at Lynchburg’s E.C. Glass High School where, in his senior year, he was center on an undefeated (22-0) State Championship team. Chambers went on…

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