2003 Hall of Fame Inductees

 The 2003 hall of fame inductees include: Irene Young, John McAllister, Roger Inman, Johnny Stewart, Ken Henderson,
 Pete Stone, Dowl Thompson, Bob Dunlap, Larry Osborne, Hedy Sanders-Harrison, Arthur Barrett, Evans Crocker,
 Robert "Robin" Bolick, Curtis Plexico, Whitney Smith, Darlene O'Dell, Leroy Jeter, Paul Glenn II

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2003 Inductees:

Irene Young (mid to late 40s, Sims) was a star guard on the basketball team. She was quick and strong and got more than her share of rebounds.

John McAllister (mid to late 40s, Sims) was a football line coach and baseball coach. He taught in the school system for 30 years.

Roger Inman (1948-52, Union) played football for four years, including all four backfield positions. He was the co-captain of the 1952 team.

Johnny Stewart (1952-56, Sims) played football, baseball and ran track. He taught masonry for more than 30 years in the school system.

Ken Henderson (1957-60, Union) was a three sport athlete - football, baseball and basketball. He was a football captain and played in the 1960 North-South game.

Pete Stone (1962-65, Union) was a four-year letterman in baseball and football, and a three-year letterman in track. He received a full scholarship to The Citadel.

Dowl Thompson (1963-64, Union) was an offensive and defensive end on the football team and ran track. He went on to Presbyterian College and was Union High principal for five years.

Bob Dunlap (1962-70, Union) coached football and baseball at Union. He founded the Stinger football program and coached Mike Anthony.

Larry Osborne (1963-67, Union) lettered four years in football and was an all-conference center/linebacker. He received his doctorate in psychology from Vanderbilt and teaches at Carson-Newman.

Hedy Sanders-Harrison (mid-'60s, Union) was an all-state basketball player. Her senior team went 16-3. She also was a cheerleader.

Arthur Barrett (1968, Sims) received three letters in football, playing both offense and defense. He is a deacon at Corinth Baptist Church.

Evans Crocker (1969-70, Union) lettered three years in baseball. He was the MVP of the 1969-70 team. He played at Appalachian State, where he also was MVP in 1974 and lettered for four years.

Robert "Robin" Bolick (1971, Union) lettered three years in football, was Most Valuable Lineman and the upperstate heavyweight wrestling champion in 1971. He lettered four years in football at Garner Webb, was All-American honorable mention in 1974-75.

Curtis Plexico (1976-77, Union) was quarterback, helping his team to two region II-4A championships. He also is considered the best Yellow Jacket punter ever.

Whitney Smith (1976-78, Union) played football, but his best sport was baseball. He was the 1977 baseball MVP and all-county in 1978. He played baseball at The Citadel and is a member of the school's 300 Club, with a 3.25 batting average.

Darlene O'Dell (1976-79, Union) was the No. 1 girls tennis player. She received a scholarship to Presbyterian College, where she was an All-American her freshman and junior years. She earned her doctorate degree in women's studies from William & Mary.

Leroy Jeter (1984-88, Union) played football, baseball and basketball. He was all-region, all-area and honorable mention all-state in basketball. Graduated from USC.

Paul Glenn II (1986-87, Union) lettered in football, basketball and baseball. He coaches in Morristown, N.J.

 

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