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Wynsol K. Spencer

Wynsol Spencer was born in Mays Lick, Kentucky, but at the age of 5 moved to Newport News. Spencer was a dominant amateur golfer, both on the peninsula as well as state-wide, winning five Virginia Amateur championships covering a span…

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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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Thomas Wright Strange Jr.

Tom Strange got his start in golfing as a caddy in his native city of Cincinnati.  An accomplished amateur in Ohio, Strange was stationed in Norfolk, Virginia from 1951 to 1954, during his time serving with the United States Coast…

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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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Herb Scott

After growing up in Virginia Beach, Herb Scott chose to attend Virginia Union, a small historically black university in Richmond. There, Scott was a four-year starter, 1971-75, and was twice named All-CIAA and to the Division II All-American team. In…

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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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Thomas L. Scott

Tommy Scott was born October 9, 1907 in Onanock, Virginia and lived in Norfolk from the age of 5.  He attended Maury High School lettering in football, basketball and track, leading Maury to a 25-0 basketball record in 1925-26 and…

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