* Paul Sykes  1992

High school basketball coach. Coached Durham High School to boys’ state basketball titles, 1938, 1939, 1940, 1941, 1942, 1944, and 1946. Team won 73 consecutive games, 1937 through 1940. Sent many players to top colleges. Played football, Wake Forest. Record 464-37. Also coached football, baseball, and wrestling at Durham High School. Coached briefly at Apex High School. Deceased.