National Sportsmanship Day will honor and recognize some of the finest, including our own Kay Yow(Gibsonville HS)

Posted by Andy Durham on April 24, 2011 at 3:40 pm under College, High School, Professional | Comments are off for this article

Here’s a list of those that The Institute for International Sport will be honoring on National Sportsmanship Day’s 20 Anniversary……

Kay Yow(Gibsonville High School, Elon College, N.C. State University)…..
Her courageous fight against cancer demonstrated the discipline, the grace under pressure and the honor her players so greatly admired as she coached them to 737 wins over 37 years and led the 1988 USA team to an Olympic Gold Medal.

Plus joining Coach Yow will be:
John Wooden
Harold “Pee Wee” Reese
Lou Gehrig
Paul “Bear” Bryant
Arthur Ashe
Eunice Kennedy Shriver

and Wilma Rudolph and they are just part of the group of 20 greats that will be honored on National Sportsmanship Day and Guilford County’s own Kay Yow, is right there with the greats that will be honored and recognized on that date…..Right there with “The Wizard of Westwood”, “Pee Wee”, “The Bear”, and many other greats…..

CLICK HERE to read all about the event and the projects that they support…..


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