John Morris, recently inducted into the Guilford County Sports Hall of Fame, will now also enter the North Carolina High School Athletic Association Hall of Fame….Morris, father-in-law of Guilford College administrator Randy Doss(Page HS and Guilford College baseball player and son of legendary baseball man Bob Doss) passed away several years ago, but his memory stays on and makes a strong impact on current sports community….
from WRAL SportsFan.com and be sure to see the link below for all the upcoming inductees, including WRAL’s Tom Suiter…
The late John Morris was an outstanding coach and athletic administrator prior to his death at the age of 48.
Morris graduated from Perquimans High School and then from Duke University in 1958, where he had played football and baseball.
He coached football and baseball at Roxboro, posting a record in football there of 62-18-4, before moving to Reidsville for a seven-year stint as coach and athletic director from 1967 to ’74. He coached two seasons at High Point Andrews before leaving active coaching in 1976, when his diabetic condition wound up leading to the amputation of both legs. His career coaching mark was 120-58-6.
From 1976 until his untimely death in 1984, however, he served as athletic director for the High Point City schools. He was president of the North Carolina Athletic Directors Association in 1973-74.
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