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On this Date 2004 - Remembering HOF Harvie Ward, Jr.

By Rick Strunk - NCSHOF Director of Student-Athlete Program 09/04/2019, 4:00am EDT

On this day in history in the NCSHOF, Harvie Ward, Jr., died at Pinehurst at the age of 78.

September 4, 2004 - On this day in history in the NCSHOF, Harvie Ward, Jr., died at Pinehurst at the age of 78.  Considered the nation’s premier amateur golfer in the 1950’s, he had won the NCAA golf championship at UNC in 1949.  He was inducted into the NCSHOF in 1965.

Harvie Ward, Jr. - NCSHOF

Harvie Ward, Jr. - Wikipedia

On this Date 2013 - Remembering HOF Frank Weedon

By Rick Strunk - NCSHOF Director of Student-Athlete Program 09/03/2019, 5:00am EDT

On this day in history in the NCSHOF, long-time North Carolina State University athletic administrator Frank Weedon died at the age of 82.

September 3, 2013 - On this day in history in the NCSHOF, long-time North Carolina State University athletic administrator Frank Weedon died at the age of 82.  Among his many duties, Weedon served as the sports information director at N.C. State from 1960 to 1972 and is credited with developing the first ever university affiliated regional radio network. He was inducted into the NCSHOF in 2014.

Frank Weedon - NCSHOF

  • On this Date 1944 - HOF Steve Vacendak Born

  • By Rick Strunk - NCSHOF Director of Student-Athlete Program 08/26/2019, 5:00am EDT
  • The standout Duke guard was the Everett Case Award winner as Most Outstanding Player of the 1966 ACC basketball tournament...
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  • On this Date 1926 - HOF Art Weiner Born

  • By Rick Strunk - NCSHOF Director of Student-Athlete Program 08/16/2019, 5:00am EDT
  • Art Weiner was born in Newark, New Jersey. He went on to star in football at the University of North Carolina...
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  • On this Date 1892 - HOF Wallace Wade Born

  • By Rick Strunk - NCSHOF Director of Student-Athlete Program and Johnny Moore, NCSHOF Board of Director 06/15/2019, 5:00am EDT
  • Wallace Wade was born in 1892. Wade was a legendary head football coach...
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