MHS Hall of Fame 2015 class announced
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MORGANTOWN — Morgantown High has announced its 2015 class of inductees into the MHS Athletic Hall of Fame. The selections for enshrinement Friday, Sept. 4, include a Kennedy Award-winning running back who rushed for more than 4,000 yards, the school’s first championship wrestler, one of the longest-serving basketball coaches in MHS history, a basketball and track and field athlete from the 1990s, and an all-state basketball and football standout from the mid-1950s.

The nominations seek to recognize athletes, coaches, athletic directors, administrators and auxiliary personnel who have brought positive recognition to themselves and to Morgantown High. They were selected from three eras of MHS athletics and from an at-large category for coaches and administrators.

This year’s honorees, and the athletic era or category, from which they come, are Mark N. Wigal, John Laurie, Tom Yester, Dr. Mary Ann Myer Long and Robert S. (Bob) Davis.

There will be a banquet for the inductees, family, friends and interested public at 4 p.m. Sept. 4, at Waterfront Place Hotel. Tickets are $40 and can be purchased in the main office at the school from 7:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. each day. The inductees will receive personal recognition plaques at the banquet. Inductees will also be recognized at half time of the game with Brooke on Sept. 4.

After the game, the inductees, family and friends will gather in the gym lobby in front of the Hall of Fame wall to be recognized as a wall is uncovered revealing the Class of 2015. During the wall ceremony, the inductees receive a special MHS medallion and a lifetime Morgantown High School Gold Card for admission to all and any Morgantown High School athletic events.