Happy Birthday today, to Coach Bill Slayton…Coach Slayton turns 89 years old/89 years young today…Born on the Fourth of July, Bill Slayton. The Guilford County Coach of the Year for 1969, that has to be Bill Slayton. During the 1968-1969 school year/season, Coach Bill Slayton coached the Southeast Guilford Falcons to the NCHSAA 3-A State… Continue reading Happy Birthday Bill Slayton:Guilford County Coach of the Year 1969(Coach Slayton 89 years old today)
The annual George Whitfield Hall of Fame inductions were held down in Goldsboro, N.C. back in mid-January and the this year’s 2020 class included locals Ethan Albright, from Grimsley High School, Dino Hackett from Southern Guilford High School and Bill Slayton, from Southeast Guilford High School… Bill Slayton was the coach that led the 1969… Continue reading George Whitfield Hall of Fame added Ethan Albright, Dino Hackett and Bill Slayton to its 2020 class
The ole’ coach who used to train young men down at Southeast Guilford High School, is turning 88 years old today, here on the Fourth of July/July 4, 2019…. This is a former high school football and baseball coaching great now 88, that spent his coaching and teaching time around the plate/diamond, and made his… Continue reading Former Guilford County Football and Baseball Coaching Great, turning 88 years old today:Happy Birthday Bill Slayton, born in the USA and born on the Fourth of July!!!!!
Pretty much just like I was saying here at the site last year….We need to honor our former high school football coaches from Guilford County on this date, the Fourth of July and why????? Because their number is dwindling, with the death of Doug Henderson(Western Guilford HS) within the past year and many other of… Continue reading Remembering the High School Football Coaches on the 4th of July:In the past year we lost Doug Henderson and today Bill Slayton(Southeast Guilford HS) celebrates his 87th Birthday and we still have others including Marion Kirby, C.K. Siler and Dick Kemp
*****We need to remember our former coaches that taught and served us well….Men like Doug Henderson(Western Guilford HS), C.K. Siler(Southern Guilford HS), Marion Kirby(Page HS) and on this Fourth of July, the “Old Ball Coach”, from Southeast Guilford HS, Bill Slayton…..Don’t forget your football coaches and be sure to remember all of your coaches, from… Continue reading Big Fourth of July Happy Birthday to Coach Bill Slayton(Southeast Guilford HS/Eastern Guilford HS) and we need to remember our coaches
Coach Slayton was inducted into the Guilford County Sports Hall of Fame back in September of this year, he had the Southeast Guilford football stadium re-dedicated in his honor this past Friday night and now on to the Caldwell County Sports Hall of Fame on Monday night….Pretty good run for the hard-charger from Granite Falls,… Continue reading Bill Slayton(Southeast Guilford HS/Eastern Guilford HS) to the Caldwell County Sports Hall of Fame on Monday night
Coach Bill Slayton, who coached at Southeast Guilford High School and at Eastern Guilford High School, was named today as one of the 2015 selections for the Guilford County Sports Hall of Fame…. I caught up with Coach Slayton, there at the Greensboro Coliseum and got the long-time football, baseball and golf coach’s thoughts about… Continue reading Interview with Coach Bill Slayton(Southeast Guilford HS/Eastern Guilford HS) on his way into the Guilford County Sports Hall of Fame
A big Happy Fourth of July to everyone and a big Happy Birthday to former Southeast Guilford and Eastern Guilford coach Bill Slayton today… Born on the Fourth of July, 83 years ago today, and Coach Slayton has been a mentor to many young men and women in and around Guilford County over the years…… Continue reading Born on the Fourth of July:Let’s remember our coaches/leaders on this day