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HAPPENINGS AT THE HALL

The North Carolina Sports Hall of Fame Reveals Class of 2023

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Rick Strunk, Associate Director—Communications rstrunk@ncsportshalloffame.org Trip Durham, Executive Director tdurham@ncsportshalloffame.org January 24, 2023 THE NORTH CAROLINA SPORTS HALL OF FAME REVEALS CLASS OF 2023 Yet another impressive group set for induction on April 21 Raleigh, NC—The North Carolina Sports Hall of Fame is honored to announce its 2023 induction class. The new members, listed alphabetically, include Rick Barnes, Jason Brown, Jeff Davis, Donald Evans, Tom Fazio, Ellen Griffin, Tom Higgins, Clarkston Hines, Bob “Stonewall” Jackson, Trudi Lacey, Ronald Rogers, John Sadri, Jerry Stackhouse, Curtis Strange and Rosie Thompson. Their planned induction will bring the total [...]

October Hall Pass Newsletter

October Hall Pass Newsletter This month's Hall Pass Newsletter includes a great story featuring legendary football coach Clarence Stasavich, who compiled an incredible record at both Lenoir-Rhyne and East Carolina in the collegiate ranks, including the first national collegiate football championship ever won by a North Carolina school. And did you know that a next door neighbor of Stasavich's, growing up in Hickory, would also wind up in the North Carolina Sports Hall of Fame? You can find out about that, and there is also a tribute to a great friend of the NCSHOF, Richard Sykes. We hope you [...]

September Hall Pass Newsletter

September Hall Pass Newsletter THIS MONTH’S HALL PASS NEWSLETTER Our September 2022 newsletter features an excellent story about NCSHOF member Roman Gabriel, the former Wilmington New Hanover High School and North Carolina State University football star who went on to a great career in the National Football League. Our “Did You Know?” feature highlights two other NCSHOF inductees who had a huge impact on Gabriel’s career as legendary coaches. And you can also read about one other NCSHOF member who took a little different route to the Hall but is also closely connected to Roman Gabriel. We hope you [...]

August Hall Pass Newsletter

August Hall Pass Newsletter THIS MONTH’S HALL PASS NEWSLETTER Our August 2022 newsletter includes a fascinating feature about NCSHOF member Hoyt Wilhelm, who was actually the first pitcher who worked primarily in relief to be named to the National Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown. Our “Did You Know?” feature highlights some of the other members of the Hall—and this may be surprising—just how many other great major league pitchers are in the NCSHOF, and we could only list some of them. And you can also read about one NCSHOF inductee with a great career in baseball who took [...]

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