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
E.B. Red Etter
Athletic Trainer (1)
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
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