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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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Debbie White

Debbie White, a native of Lexington, Virginia, gained notoriety in the Commonwealth as the first full-time female sportswriter in the state, while serving on the staff of the Daily Press from 1974-1977. After serving as Sports Information Director at Siena…

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William “Buster” O’Brien

Virginia Beach native, William “Buster” O’Brien, starred as a quarterback for Princess Anne High School in the 1960’s, and his talent and success led to a scholarship offer from the University of Notre Dame. After transferring to the University of…

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LaTasha Colander Clark

LaTasha Colander Clark, a native of Portsmouth, VA, is a graduate of Wilson High School and later went on to run track at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. At UNC, Colander Clark won 14 ACC titles, was…

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David Teel

David Teel graduated from James Madison University in 1981 with a degree in communications before becoming one of the most decorated sports writers in Virginia. Teel came to the Daily Press in 1984 and has covered numerous NCAA Final Fours,…

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Angela Hucles

Angela Hucles, a native of Virginia Beach, Virginia, attended Norfolk Academy where she was a Parade and National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA) All-American selection in 1995. She graduated in 1996 as Norfolk Academy’s all-time leading scorer with 204…

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