Steve Gabriel

Inducted: 2019
  • Native of Lincoln County
  • Standout athlete at Appalachian State University
  • Coached football at Appalachian High School
  • Founded a wrestling program at AHS that earned a national record of 140–0 and resulted in 54 individual state champions over a 13-year period
  • High school success evolved to coaching the wrestling program at App State to a 90-24-2 record with five NAIA All-Americans