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Anthony Poindexter

A native of Forest, VA, Anthony Poindexter would become known as one of the fiercest hitters in Virginia football history. The 1993 Virginia High School League (VHSL) Group AA Player of the Year for Jefferson Forest High School continued his…

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Ruben Brown

Ruben Brown began his ascent to football stardom as an offensive lineman at E.C. Glass high school in Lynchburg, VA. The 1989 USA Today High School All-American would go on to accept a scholarship to play collegiately for the University…

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Doug Doughty

Doug Doughty is a 1974 graduate from the University of Virginia, and upon graduation joined the Roanoke Times as the minor league hockey beat reporter.  In 1978, Doughty would begin to cover UVA sports with The Times, and now in…

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Chuck Hartman

After leading High Point’s baseball team for 18 years from 1960-1978, Chuck Hartman took on the head coaching position for the Virginia Tech Hokies baseball program. Hartman would go on to patrol the Hokies dugout for 28-seasons, from 1979-2006. Under…

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Mike Stevens

For more than three decades, Mike Stevens has been working to put Virginia’s athletes and the sports they play in the spotlight. After graduating from Virginia Tech in 1983 with a Bachelor’s degree in Communications, he began his broadcasting career…

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Jack Bogaczyk

Jack Bogaczyk spent 28 years in the sports media business in Roanoke, nearly 27 of those in the newspaper business, first at The World-News and then The Roanoke Times after the merger of the two daily papers. At the Roanoke…

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Bimbo Coles

Bimbo Coles was born in Covington, Virginia and grew up in Lewisburg, West Virginia. At Greenbrier East High School, Coles played football, basketball, baseball and ran track. He made the high school All-American team as a free safety. Coles was…

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Helmut Werner

Helmut Werner, born in Ukraine, Russia, graduated from Lynchburg College in 1961. During his collegiate soccer career, he was named All-State and Regional All-American from 1957-60 and All-American in 1960. He also led the U.S. in goals and assists in…

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William “Monk” Younger

William Lee “Monk” Younger was born in Danville, Virginia but grew up in Lynchburg, Virginia, where he earned enough athletic recognition there to have long since been enshrined with some kind of permanent honor.  He lettered two years as an…

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Tiki Barber

Tiki Barber, a native of Roanoke, VA and 1997 graduate of the University of Virginia, is the 2nd all-time leading rusher in Cavalier history. He was named ACC Player of the Year and 1st Team All-Academic in 1996. In the…

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