Second MHS Hall of Fame class announced 8/29/08

Submitted to The Dominion Post

Morgantown High School’s second annual Athletic Hall of Fame celebration kicks off on Friday, Sept. 12, at 4 p.m. with a dinner at Synergy Restaurant at the Pines Country Club.
Following the Fairmont Senior football game, there will be a ceremony in the lower cafeteria to unveil the Hall of Fame Wall with it’s new class.
Tickets for the dinner are still available to the general public and may be purchased for $35 in the main office at Morgantown HIgh School, at About Town Realty at Northpointe Plaza, or call athletic director Dan Erenrich at 291-9269.
The members of this year’s class are as follows:
Jack E Hines, Sr. (1927-1940) was an early MHS 4-sport standout, key performer on the 1940 state championship track team, and excelled as a high jumper, winning all-state honors. Hines later played semi-pro baseball for the Pittsburgh Pirates.

Dominick (Mickey) Furfari (1941-1950) was a legendary sports writer who while at MHS wrote for the student newspaper and yearbook. For decades Furfari has covered West Virginia University athletics.
David R. Chaplin (1951-1970) posted more than 360 wins over a 23-year coaching career with MHS baseball and offered boundless support for all students throughout his 30 years of classroom teaching.
Robert E. (Bob) Haden (1951-1970) was a four-sport standout and campus leader, who blended football, basketball, baseball and track abilities with classroom leadership that led him to the highest student government positions from 1954-1956.
Charles J. Huggins (1951-1970) was an all-state MHS basketball star, scoring over 550 points throughout his career (39 in one game), and later coached three Ohio state boys’ championship teams. Huggins is also enshrined in the Ohio High School and Alderson Broaddus College Hall of Fames.
Samuel J. Rozance (1951-1970) is considered the greatest MHS wrestler ever. He is the only wrestler in school history to win consecutive Big Ten, Regional, and state championships, while also gaining all-state honors three years in a row.
Tommy Bowden (1971-Present) was a hard running MHS halfback, who also lettered two years in track. Bowden had unparalleled success as a head coach at Tulane University (two years) while his Clemson University teams went to Bowl games in seven of eight year through 2007.
Stephanie H. Carter (1971-Present) was one of the most prolific scorers in MHS history (over 1,200 career points and a 21 ppg average). She was also named as an all-state captain, the West Virginia Player of the Year, the NCAC Player of the Year and was a was a Division I recruit at Virginia Tech.
Willie D. Edwards (1971-Present) was talented in football, basketball and track and is regarded as the most explosive defensive man in MHS football history. Later he was an impact player for three years as a cornerback at West Virginia University.
Clyde R. Green (at large enshrinee) was a highly successful basketball coach for 17 seasons (1964-1981) at St. Francis Central Catholic High School and MHS.

AP file photo Clemson football coach Tommy Bowden will be part of Morgantown High’s second Hall of Fame induction class.