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Robbye King Unger

Robbye King Unger was an outstanding amateur golfer in Virginia and the Mid-Atlantic circles.  For ten years she dominated women’s golf in a fashion unequaled in recent years. In 20 Virginia Women’s Amateur Championships, Unger won six times in 1963,…

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Abisha “Bosh” Pritchard

Abisha “Bosh” Pritchard was a Hopewell native, and one of the all-time great running backs in Virginia collegiate football history, but equally impressive are his credentials as one of the more colorful characters in any sport. The 1942 graduate of…

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Bob Holland

Robert Lee ”Bob” Holland, of Virginia Beach, is the only surfer to win the coveted United States Surfing Championships on all three continental coasts.  He won his first U.S. Championship in Huntington Beach, California in 1967 in the senior men’s…

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Chauncey Durden

A scholar in English and Latin at the University of the South, Chauncey Durden was a sports editor of the Richmond Times-Dispatch for approximately 40 years. In that time he became one of the most respected columnists in the nation.…

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Donna Fales

Donna Floyd Fales was born in Atlanta, Georgia in 1940 and moved to Arlington, Virginia in 1953.  By the age of 14, she was the top ranked 15 and under tennis player in the United States while winning the U.S.…

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Allan Bristow

Allan Bristow’s name is synonymous with basketball in the state of Virginia.  The Richmond native began his long career as an All-State performer at Henrico High School before moving on to Virginia Tech.  While playing four years with the Hokies,…

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Roger Brown

Roger Brown was born in Surry County and grew up in Newport News, Virginia.  He attended Maryland State (now University of Maryland, Eastern Shore) where he earned N.A.I.A. All-American honors while being selected by the NFL Detroit Lions.  Brown was…

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