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Feb 19

2015 Trojan Hall of Fame banquet May 7th

The GMHS Athletics Department presents the 2015 selections for the Trojan Hall of Fame Induction banquet May 7th at the Grand Marquise Ballroom. Tickets are $25, with all proceeds benefitting the Trojan Athletic Program, and available from the Garner Chamber of Commerce and from AD Nelson Smith at GMHS:

Coach Henry Liles (posthumously),  coached 10 Conference Baseball Championships, 179-70 overall record during his 15 years at Garner High School; Coached football, girl’s basketball and baseball & taught in Garner schools for more than 30 years

 

Steve Hudson, (’87), Basketball & Baseball; Mount Olive University Hall of Fame, Carolina Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Baseball Player of the Year, 1991

 

 

Carol Merritt-Lewis (’00), Track and Basketball, NCHSAA Indoor and Outdoor Track Champion, 4-time All-State selection; Wake Forest University broke seven Deacon records as a freshman, 2001 All-American, ACC Indoor 400 meter Champion, setting new school record

 

The 1950s Garner High School Girl’s Basketball Teams forerunners of today’s basketball.  These women proved to be up to the challenge of competing in a tough environment by winning year after year, without the opportunities readable available to today’s female athletes and athletics programs.

COMPLETE HOF Biographies