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Lanny Wadkins

Lanny Wadkins was born in Richmond, Virginia, and is  graduate of Meadowbrook High School and Wake Forest University, is one of the Commonwealth's greatest golf champions. Wadkins was the 1968 and 1970 Southern Amateur champion and the U.S. Amateur champion…

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Dr. Caroline B. Sinclair

Dr. Caroline B. Sinclair was head of women’s athletics and intramurals at Madison College.   She was chairman of the physical education department at James Madison University, then Madison College, from 1950-66 and was a strong proponent of intercollegiate sports for…

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Ralph Sampson

One of the most heralded cagers of all time, Ralph Sampson dominated the collegiate game during his brilliant four-year (1980-83) career. Leading Virginia to a new level of national prominence and success, the 7-4 center helped guide the Cavaliers to…

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George Lacy

George Lacy lettered in football, basketball and baseball at the University of Richmond. He was captain of the football and basketball squads his senior year in 1935-36, and was selected to the All-State basketball team three times. In 1934-35, he…

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Ralph Cummins

Ralph Cummins arrived at Clintwood High School as an assistant football coach and girl’s basketball coach in the fall of 1950. His girl’s basketball team won two championships at Clintwood. He left Clintwood in 1952 for Gate City High School…

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Anne Donovan

While standing 6 foot 8 inches tall, Anne Donovan dominated the basketball court while Old Dominion University dominated college teams as National Champions. She was a leader on three US Olympic basketball teams, two of which won gold medals. Anne…

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