Inductees

The Virginia Sports Hall of Fame was designed to pay tribute to anyone who has made a lasting contribution to the cause of sports in Virginia, the nation, and the world through outstanding achievement or service. This includes athletes, coaches, administrators, and other contributors to the game.

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Williard Marshall

Williard Marshall 1990
Baseball
Wake Forest University

Born in Richmond, Virginia in 1921, Marshall began his athletic career playing baseball for Manchester High School and with the American Legion Team. He attended Wake Forest University for just one y … Read More 

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Class of 2014

Ronde Barber
Ronde Barber (2014)

Sport :  Football  : University of Virginia

Rondé Barber, a native of Roanoke, VA, graduated from Cave Spring High School in 1993 before heading to the University of Virginia where he was a three-time All-ACC selection for the Cavaliers. After the 1994 season, Barber was named the Atlantic Coast Conference Freshman of the Year. Barber ma… Learn More »

Sean Casey
Sean Casey (2014)

Sport :  Baseball  : University of Richmond

Sean Casey is a graduate of the University of Richmond, where he was a three-time All-CAA selection and captured the NCAA batting title during the 1995 season with a .461 batting average. Casey helped lead the Spiders to their first win in the NCAA Tournament in 1995 when they defeated Jacksonville … Learn More »

LaTasha  Colander Clark
LaTasha Colander Clark (2014)

Sport :  Track  : University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

LaTasha Colander Clark, a native of Portsmouth, VA, is a graduate of Wilson High School and later went on to run track at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. At UNC, Colander Clark won 14 ACC titles, was an All-American, and led the Tar Heels to eight ACC team championships. Colander Cl… Learn More »

Marty Miller
Marty Miller (2014)

Sport :  Baseball  : Norfolk State

Marty Miller, a native of Danville, VA, is considered one of Norfolk State University’s greatest ambassadors. Starting at Norfolk State in 1965 as a baseball player, Miller became the first Spartan to be named an NCAA College Division All-American and played until 1968 before joining the U.S. … Learn More »

Ticha Penicheiro
Ticha Penicheiro (2014)

Sport :  Basketball  : Old Dominion University

Ticha Penicheiro was a standout women’s basketball player at Old Dominion University from 1994-1998 and led the Lady Monarchs to the NCAA Championship game in 1997. At Old Dominion, Penicheiro was a two-time Kodak All-American, four-time All-CAA honoree, and was named the CAA’s Player of… Learn More »

David Teel
David Teel (2014)

Sport :  Media  : James Madison University

David Teel graduated from James Madison University in 1981 with a degree in communications before becoming one of the most decorated sports writers in Virginia. Teel came to the Daily Press in 1984 and has covered numerous NCAA Final Fours, ACC championships, college bowl games, NFL playoff games in… Learn More »

Lou Wacker
Lou Wacker (2014)

Sport :  Football  : Emory & Henry College

Lou Wacker, a native of Richmond, VA, was an outstanding football player at the University of Richmond before starting his football coaching career. Wacker coached at Midlothian High School before joining the staff at Hampden-Sydney College, where he built a defensive powerhouse over the next two de… Learn More »

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