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Dell Curry

Since his early days at Fort Defiance High School, Dell Curry knew that basketball would be in his future. From winning a high school state championship to enjoying a standout college career at Virginia Tech, Curry showed basketball fans throughout…

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Jimmie Bryan

Born in Staunton, Virginia in 1916, Bryan received his B.S. degree from Ohio University and his Master’s from Lynchburg College.  For 25 years, Bryan served as Athletic Director at E.C. Glass High School in Lynchburg and coached basketball at the…

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Raymond A. Bussard

Raymond A. Bussard is a native of Highland County, VA who lettered in basketball, football and track at Bridgewater College in the 1950’s.  He drew national attention for his versatility in track.  At the 1951 National AAU meet, he was…

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Sam Snead

Sam Snead

Sam Snead has won more golf tournaments than anyone.  At a young age, he caddied at a golf club near his home, and with the support of some club members he went to California in 1937 to compete on the…

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Harry K. “CY” Young

Truly one of the greatest athletes in Virginia history, Cy Young, a native of Charleston, West Virginia, attended three colleges, participating in the athletic programs of all three. In 1910-11, Young matriculated to Marshall College (now Marshall University), where he…

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