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Herman Moore (2010)

Herman Moore, born in Danville, VA, played football in high school, mostly as a kicker as well as tight end. He attended the University of Virginia where he was a 2 sport athlete, football and track and field. He ranks 2nd all-time in career receptions and holds the school record in the high jump. He […]

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Johnny Newman (2011)

Johnny Newman, born in Danville, VA and 1986 graduate of the University of Richmond, led the Spiders in scoring from 1982-1986 and is the all-time leading scorer for Richmond with 2,383 points. Newman had a .532 career field goal percentage and an .800 career free throw percentage. He was named to 8 All-Tournament teams and […]

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Wendell Scott (2000)

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 31 years old when he entered his first NASCAR race at the now extinct, quarter-mile […]

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Bryant Stith (2007)

Our next inductee is a native of Lawrenceville, VA, and first made a name for himself at Brunswick High School, where he was a three-time All-State basketball star.  He went on to a college career at the University of Virginia, where he was successful from his first game.  As a freshman, this 6’5” shooting guard […]

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Charles G. “Rosie” Thomas (1993)

Charles "Rosie" Thomas was born in Buckingham County, Virginia. He entered Fork Union Military Academy in 1918, entering as a sophomore and graduated in the class of 1921. Thomas continued his education at Virginia Tech graduating with an electrical engineering degree in 1925. He coached the freshman baseball team for one year to an undefeated […]

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