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Wendell Scott

Wendell Scott of Danville, Virginia was the first black man to compete in the all-white sport of stock car racing in 1952.   Despite the prejudices and hardships he faced, he eventually earned the respect and admiration of many.  He was…

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William “Bill” Millsaps, Jr.

William H. Millsaps, Jr. is a native of Daisy, Tennessee and attended the University of Tennessee. He worked at the Knoxville Journal for three years before joining the Richmond Times-Dispatch as a sports reporter in September of 1966. Millsaps was…

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Charles Moir

A native of Francisco, North Carolina, Moir attended Appalachian State University where he was a star in basketball and baseball.  He spent three years in the Cincinnati Reds’ organization before medical problems ended his professional career.  Moir then turned to…

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Dr. Lonnie “Lee” Morrison

A commitment to quality and equality in women’s athletics has been the focal point for Dr. Lonnie Leotus "Lee" Morrison during her career in athletics as a James Madison University coach and administrator.  Her efforts on behalf of equality of…

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Eddie Crane

High school sports in Northern Virginia and Eddie Crane were synonymous over a 30-year period from 1950 until 1980. Crane was a native of Alexandria, Virginia and a graduate of George Washington High School. He actually began covering prep athletics…

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Steve DeLong

Steve DeLong is a native of Chesapeake, Virginia who attended Oscar Smith High School.  He played football for the Tigers and received several honors including All-Eastern District, All-Tidewater, and All-State in 1959.  In 1960, he received All-Eastern District, All-Tidewater, All-Metropolitan,…

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Larry Brooks

Larry Brooks is a native of Prince George, Virginia and attended Prince George High School.  In 1967, he was selected as an All-Central District choice as a defensive end.  Brooks furthered his education and attended Virginia State University, where he…

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Ray Bussard

Raymond A. Bussard is a native of Highland County, VA who lettered in basketball, football and track at Bridgewater College in the 1950’s.  He drew national attention for his versatility in track.  At the 1951 National AAU meet, he was…

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