* Russell Blunt  1996

High school and college track and field coach. Graduate of St. Augustine’s College. Coached at several colleges but best known for work at Durham’s Hillside High School. His Hillside teams captured 10 state team championships. Once won 118 of 120 dual meets over 12-year period. Also coached Hillside football team. Member of N.C. High School Athletic Association Hall of Fame. Born 1908, Andover, Mass. In mid-1990s was oldest active high school coach in U.S. Died January 7, 2004.