2008 Hall of Fame Inductees
Photos By: Eddie Adams
Prints available at Sight and Sound
to the Photo Galleries index page | | Union
County Yellow Jackets Home Page
following are the 2008 inductees:
Broome (Lockhart, 1955-59) was
a three-sport athlete. He was a five-year starter on the baseball team; leading
scorer, rebounder and all-conference on the basketball team; and played
football. He played baseball and basketball at Spartanburg Junior College and
Broome (Lockhart, 1960-65)
was a three-sport athlete. Coaches said he was one of the most versatile
athletes. He was a two-year starter on football, playing both ways. He was a
four-year starter on the basketball team and baseball team, earning
all-conference honors in baseball.
was a four-year starter on the baseball team. He was known for his power hitting
and hit more than .400 his senior season. He played baseball four years at
Clemson and was on the Tigers' first ACC championship team.
Crocker (Lockhart, 1949-53)
was a two-sport letterman. He was a four-year starter on the baseball team. He
batted more than .400 and committed no errors during his senior year. He was a
captain and all-conference on the basketball team.
(Lockhart, 1965-70) was a four-sport letterman. He was he leading scorer and
rebounder on the basketball team. He was a five-year starter on the football,
basketball and track teams. He anchored the championship mile relay team as an
8th-grader. He was all-conference three years.
(Lockhart, 1975-78) was a four-sport athlete. He was on the baseball team that
won back-to-back state championships. He was a three-year starter on the
football team and a four-year starter on both the basketball and baseball teams.
He was drafted by the Dodgers and played minor league ball for five years.
(Union, 1964-68) played baseball and basketball. He was co-captain for both
teams his senior year. He was voted best defensive player for basketball. He
played at USC Union. He is now State Command Sargent Major for the South
Carolina National Guard.
(Union, 1965-68) played football and baseball. He was catcher, pitcher and
outfielder - considered one of the most versatile players for his error. He led
the team in hitting in 1967.
(Sims-Union, 1966-72) was the first black athlete to play at Union and the first
black homecoming queen. She started as a freshman on the basketball team and
helped lead it to upperstate in 1968.
(Union, 1966-68) played baseball, was all-conference and co-captain. He went on
to play at Clemson.
(Jonesville, 1970-2007) coached 37 years at Jonesville. He coached basketball,
football and baseball, and was athletic director for 23 years. He was part of
the 1990 state championship football staff.
(Jonesville, 1986-90) rushed for more than 1,800 yards as a senior and led the
1990 football team to the state championship. He had 218 yards rushing in the
title game. He was all-state in baseball and a five-year starter.
(Jonesville, 1960-64) was a four-year starter on the football and basketball
teams. He rushed for 386 yards in a game against Landrum.
(Union, 1981-86) led the tennis team to four straight final four finishes. She
was the first Union All-American in tennis.
(Union, 1955-58) played football and was MVP his senior year. He was a
co-captain in the Shrine Bowl, playing the entire game on both offense and
defense. He played for Presbyterian and Furman, where he was selected
(Kelly-Pinckney, 1940s) played basketball four-years and was team-captain three
years. He was part of the 1947 state championship team and was an all-state
(Kelly-Pinckney, 1940s) played basketball four years and was part of the 1947
state championship team. He went on to play college basketball at Newberry. Hart
played football at Union his senior year.
Comments, Questions, Suggestions, News, and
Information Always Welcome
Click here to