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William ‘Sonny’ Allen

A native of Moundsville, West Virginia, William ‘Sonny’ Allen came to Old Dominion University in Norfolk, VA as the Head Men’s Basketball Coach in 1965. Over the course of 10-seasons he built the Monarchs into one of the most entertaining…

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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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Wendy Larry

As college basketball coaches go, Wendy Larry’s legacy in Virginia is unmatched. The Bloomingdale, New Jersey native and Old Dominion University alum, took over the Lady Monarchs in 1987, and over the next 25 seasons led ODU to an unprecedented…

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Rick Mahorn

Rick Mahorn played college basketball for Hampton Institute (now Hampton University) from 1976 to 1980, where he owns 18-school records and earned NAIA All-American honors. Mahorn also earned All-CIAA honors in 1977-78, 1978-79, and 1979-80, as well as being named…

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Megan Silva Schultz

A basketball legend in the Old Dominion Athletic Conference, Megan Silva Schultz was a four-year starter at Randolph-Macon College after starring at Hermitage High School in Richmond. The most decorated athlete in the history of Randolph Macon athletics, Silva Schultz…

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Kara Lawson

Kara Lawson, an Alexandria, Virginia native, graduated from West Springfield High School, where she played on the girls’ basketball and soccer teams. During her high school basketball career, Lawson led the Spartans to state championships in 1997 and 1999, and…

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Charles Oakley

Charles Oakley attended Virginia Union University in Richmond, where he was named NCAA Division II Player of the Year in 1985, averaging 24.3 points and 17.3 rebounds per game. In 1985, Oakley was drafted ninth overall by the Cleveland Cavaliers.…

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Marianne Stanley

Marianne Stanley played collegiate basketball at Immaculata College, where her 1972 and 1974 teams were announced as part of the 2014 induction class of the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame. Stanley received her first head coaching job at Old…

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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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Fletcher Arritt

Fletcher Arritt was born into a family that was serious about athletics, academics, and their Christian faith, learning the value of competition and the dedication it took to be successful. Arritt attended Fork Union Military Academy in Fork Union, Virginia…

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