ESPN and RJ Reynolds’ Stuart Scott Passes Away(Memories of Stuart Scott)

Posted by Don Moore on January 4, 2015 at 11:06 am under College, High School, Professional, Video | 6 Comments to Read

ESPN Sports Center anchor Stuart Scott passed away Sunday morning at the age of 49 from cancer. He lived much of his early life in Winston-Salem and North Carolina.

ESPN has a good online article and video celebrating his life.

RJ Reynolds had planned to induct him in their Hall of Fame, it will now be posthumous.


  • Addison Edwards said,

    The clip from the tribute on ESPN where Stuart is interviewing the president was shot at Grimsley.

  • Andy Durham said,

    What will Stuart Scott be remembered for???

    That “Boo-Yah” was big, but I will always remember him nearly losing his eye at the New York Jets pre-season camp, when he got hit in the eye with the football and I had always heard he sort of horsing around when the accident occurred….

    He did not look the same after that….

    Good call there from Mr. Edwards too….

  • LSMITH said,

    I was always proud of Stuart when I knew he was a UNC grad, but became even more proud today that someone like him actually grew up close to here, in Winston. I’m sorry for his loss but just find comfort in knowing he’s not in pain anymore, not enduring painful treatments any more. He got his reward! To God be the Glory!

  • Doing it his way said,

    I knew he was an UNC graduate but I did not know until earlier today that he went to Reynolds. I wish there was a better process to help kids know about the roots of people such as Stuart that were considered local kids that have made it to such career levels. Local kids should know that they can get to these places, careers or whatever. Dribbling a basketball or kicking a soccer ball is not the only way out. I appreciated Stuart the most for the fact that he made a decision to do it his way and was willing to take a risk (with the proper guidance). R.I.P. Mr. Stuart Scott.

  • Andy Durham said,

    On some days I am not the biggest fan of ESPN, but on this day, I think we all share the utmost respect for Mr. Stuart Scott…

  • 77 Hornet said,

    According to Wikipedia he transferred from Mount Tabor to Reynolds after 2 years.
    http://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stuart_Scott