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David Wright

In 14 seasons of Major League Baseball, Chesapeake native David Wright carved out a career that was one of the best in New York Mets franchise history. Drafted by the Mets out of Hickory High School in 2001, Wright would…

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Al Toon

Al Toon from Newport News, Virginia was a star athlete on the football field and adjacent track for Menchville High School. His jumping ability was on full display both as a wide receiver, and as a track and field star,…

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Tracy Saunders

Tracy Saunders success on the basketball court at John F. Kennedy High School in Suffolk, Virginia, led to a scholarship offer from nearby Norfolk State University. A power forward with quick hands and feet, Saunders led the Lady Spartans basketball…

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Bruce Rader

Bruce Rader

A native of Maryland, sports broadcaster Bruce Rader came to the Hampton Roads market in the mid 1970’s. In 1977 he joined WAVY-TV, and in 1979 was named Sports Director, a position he still holds. Serving the Southeastern Virginia market,…

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Lawrence Johnson

Lawrence Johnson began his track and field excellence in Chesapeake, VA at Great Bridge High School. Originally a hurdler, Johnson made the switch to pole-vault his freshman year and the rest is history. LoJo as he is known, would win…

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Mike Cubbage

Mike Cubbage was a three-sport star at Charlottesville’s Lane High School, where he excelled on the diamond, the gridiron, and the basketball court where he was teammates with fellow Hall of Fame inductee, Frankie Allen. The Charlottesville native didn’t have…

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