Hall Of Fame - 1994

L.D. BRUCE – Coached 20 years at Cedar Bluff High School where his football teams posted a 155-47-5 record, including a string of 58 wins without a loss and two state championships. His 1960 basketball team was the first team to represent Cherokee County in the state tournament. He also was principal at Cedar Bluff for 20 years and served on the AHSAA Central Board. A graduate of Crossville High and Jacksonville State.
EDWARD DANIEL – Coached basketball for 28 years – 18 at Francis Marion and 10 at Lincoln – and posted a career record of 547-137 with a state championship at Francis Marion in 1988. He also coached football and baseball and has served the school as athletic director since 1973. He was recreation director at Marion for 14 years and now serves as City County president. A graduate of Parker High and Kentucky State University.
PHIL ENGLISH – Coached baseball for 28 years at Ensley, Banks, Huffman and Hewitt-Trussville and compiled a career record of 566-217, with two state championships. Only three of his teams since 1971 have failed to reach the state playoffs and 12 of his players signed professional contracts. He was active on the AHSAA Baseball Committee. A graduate of Ensley High and Birmingham-Southern College.
MOSES FINCH – Coached basketball for 15 years at West End in York where his teams won more than 600 games, made nine trips to the state tournament and won two state championships. His coaching career spanned 36 years in Sumter County, including 14 at Sumter County High School and nine as an assistant at North Sumter Middle School. A graduate of Eutaw High and Alabama A&M University.
BILLY HENDERSON – Coached at Tuscaloosa High for 20 years in football, basketball, baseball and track and logged 50 years as an official in football, basketball and baseball. His basketball team won a state championship in 1955, his football team won the title in 1964 and he coached in the all-star football and baseball games. He officiated football and basketball in the Southeastern Conference for 31 years. A graduate of Tuscaloosa High and the University of Alabama.
IVAN JONES - Spent 35 years as a teacher, coach and administrator in the Foley school system. All 14 of his football teams had winning seasons, compiling a 108-28-3 overall record and winning two state championships. During one stretch, 1960-64, his teams won 47 of 50 games. He was Coach of the Year twice, coached in the all-star game and served as president of the state coaches association. A graduate of Jackson High and Troy State University.  
BILL LEGG - Coached football and basketball at Shades Valley for 11 years, served Jefferson County as athletic director for 20 years. He was the director of the state wrestling tournament for several years and was the game chairman of the Class 6A state championship game held at Legion Field and hosted by Birmingham Monday Morning Quarterback Club from its inception. As director of the Alabama Sports Hall of Fame, he was instrumental in creating the Bryant-Jordan Scholar Athlete Program. A graduate of Woodlawn High and Birmingham-Southern College.
W.C. MAJORS - Coached football at Fairhope for 13 years with a 110-30-1 record and 10 playoff appearances and also at Excel and Frisco City, posting a 153-46-3 career record. His basketball teams at Excel and Frisco City, during a nine-year stretch, compiled a 151-41 overall record. He was state Coach of the Year in 1972 and served on the AHSAA committee which set up the first state football playoff. A graduate of Frisco City High and Auburn University.
MAL MORGAN - Spent 12 of his 15 years in coaching at Lanett where his football teams posted an overall record of 80-30-3 with three state championships and three unbeaten seasons. His basketball teams in 11 years compiled a 216-93 record with five district championships. He was Coach of the Year in 1958 and coach in the all-star football game in 1950. A graduate of Lanett High and Auburn University.
LOU SCALES – Coached football for 38 years - all but one at Alexandria - and compiled a career record of 224-145-15 with a state championship and Coach of the Year honor in 1985. He served as president of the state coaches association and his 1966 basketball team was runner-up in the state tournament. A graduate of Glencoe High and the University of Alabama.
JOHN SIMPKINS - Coached football, baseball and basketball for 35 years - 31 at Jackson where his football teams compiled a 116-100-16 over 25 years. His 31-year baseball record was 310-124 while his basketball teams posted a 120-90 mark in 18 seasons. He was vice-president of the state coaches association and coached in the all-star game. He also coached four years at Leroy. A graduate of Jackson High and Auburn University.
DUANE WEBSTER - Coached football for 26 of his 30 years at Reeltown and his teams posted a career record of 218-93-9 and a state championship in 1987. His first four years was at Tallassee. He coached in three all-star games and was coach of the year twice. He also led his basketball teams to three area titles and one state tournament appearance. A graduate of Tallassee High and Auburn University.
VERNON WELLS - Coached football for 37 years at Albertville, Butler, Fort Payne and Plainview with an overall record of 214-138-11 and a state championship at Fort Payne in 1964. One of a few Alabama coaches to post over 200 career wins, he was selected Coach of the Year twice and coached in the all-star game. A graduate of Moss Point High (Miss.) and Southern Mississippi College.
WALTON WRIGHT - Coached football for 28 of his 31 years at Sheffield where his teams compiled a record of 155-90-12. He initiated Sheffield's first baseball team in 1946 and posted an 80-11 record over 11 years. He coached in the first state all-star game in 1948 and the Sheffield stadium is named in his honor. He is a member of the Birmingham-Southern Hall of Fame. A graduate of Russellville High and Birmingham-Southern College.
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