Chattanooga Central Announces Sports Hall of Fame

Fabulous 14 forms Inaugural Class

Monday, August 19, 2013 - by B.B. Branton

They are known as the Fabulous 14 who wore the Purple and Gold of Chattanooga Central High School.

The accomplishments of the athletes and coaches who will form the school's inaugural hall of fame class are impressive. Their impact in the world of sports has reached well beyond 500 Dodds Avenue and Highway 58.

The lives and achievements of Etter, Farmer, Test, McCoy, Slaten, Hoppe and more have touched national caliber levels from football to basketball to baseball, golf to boxing and softball.

Homecoming Oct. 11-12: One hundred years of athletic greatness will be honored on Fri. Oct 11 at  the Central-Brainerd football game.

Fri. Oct 11

4:30 p.m. - hall of fame bar-b-que dinner

6:40 p.m. - inductees will be introduced on the football game

7:30 p.m. - Football Game- Brainerd vs. Central

Sat. Oct 12

Hall of Fame Golf Tourney: Sat. Oct. 12 - Bear Trace in Harrison .

Noon - $100 per player ... $400 per team ... awards dinner to follow the golf tournament.

for more golf information: Judy Phillips  cell# 423/503-7413

 

Chattanooga Central Sports Hall of Fame - Inaugural Class

Oct. 11 - Homecoming

"Fabulous 14"

Coaches (2)

E.B. Red Etter

Stan Farmer

Athletic Trainer (1)

Reuben Smith

Athletes (11)

Damon Duval - football

Gene Etter - football, baseball

Gibby Gilbert - golf

Bobby Hoppe - football

Robert Long - baseball

Bob McCoy -  footbsll

Heather Randolph - softball

George Shuford - baseball

Archie Slaten - boxing

Eddie Test - basketball

Lamar Wheat - football

 contact B.B. Branton at william.branton@comcast.net

 

 

 

 


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