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Jess Kersey

Jess Kersey, native of Newport News, VA, devoted 36 years as a basketball official in the American Basketball Association and the National Basketball Association. His officiating career started with the ABA where he worked for 5 years and refereed the…

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Al Pearce

Al Pearce, native of Rocky Mount, NC, graduated from Presbyterian College in 1965 and taught high school in Jacksonville, FL while awaiting a call from the Army. He had two postings at Fort Eustis and did a 13-month tour in…

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Hope Spivey

When other young girls her age were playing with dolls and running around the playground, Hope Spivey was a gymnastics standout with the potential for stardom according to scouts around the country.  Spivey, the NCAA’s all-time national record-holder for most…

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Dwight Stephenson

Dwight Stephenson is a native of North Carolina, but resided in Hampton, Virginia where he graduated from Hampton High School.  He was selected as the All-State Group AAA Team at Hampton High in 1975.  He also excelled at defensive tackle…

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Charles “Stuck” Stobbs

Before his long career on the diamond in Major League Baseball, Chuck Stobbs became a legend at Norfolk's Granby High School. A superb athlete, Stobbs led Granby in three sports and few doubted that this local hero would not find…

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Curtis Strange

Golf has played a major role in Curtis Strange’s life since his days in Virginia Beach, Virginia, and rightfully so.  During the 1980’s, Strange was considered one of golf’s premier players, winning back-to-back US Open titles in 1988 and 1989,…

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Lawrence Taylor

Known as one of the greatest linebackers in National Football League history, Lawrence Taylor's prowess started on the field of Lafayette High School in Williamsburg showing everyone why he was going to be a superstar and why he√ïs still regarded…

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Thomas W. “Thomas” Thompson

Tommy Thompson started his football career with Woodbridge High School in New Jersey where he made All-State. He is considered by many as one of the greatest linemen ever to play for the Indians of William & Mary in Williamsburg.…

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Dr. John B. Todd

John Todd was a four-sport star at the College of William and Mary from 1921 to 1925. He served as captain of the football team from 1923 to 1925. He was named by many as the finest center ever to…

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Dave Twardzik

A two-time All-American at Old Dominion University, Dave Twardzik’s teams made 6 play-off appearances during his 8 year professional basketball career.  Twardzik played 4 years for the Virginia Squires of the American Basketball Association and 4 years for the Portland…

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