Carthage High School Inducts Second Class to Athletics Hall of Honor
CARTHAGE -- Twelve new members were inducted to Carthage High School's athletics Hall of Honor before Friday's game against Center at Bulldog Stadium.
The class includes 10 Carthage graduates and two coaches who made huge impacts on Bulldog athletics.
Here are this year's 12 inductees. Listed below them are the 11 inaugural class inductees who were honored in Sept. 2012.
Carthage Athletics Hall of Honor
- John Booty -- CHS class of 1984; member of the National Junior College Football Hall of Fame from his two years at Cisco Junior College; played eight years in the NFL for the Jets, Eagles, Cardinals, Giants, and Buccaneers
- Allen Moore Boren -- CHS class of 1952; coaching career of 35 years; member of Texas Athletic Hall of Honor
- Fonta Castleberry -- CHS class of 1987; holds school records for career pitching wins (34) and career strikeouts (518)
- L.H. Chandler -- all-district performer for CHS in football, basketball, baseball, and track; four-year letterman for SFA football team and all-conference performer
- Andy Durrett -- played for Kilgore College NJCAA national championship football team; member of Kilgore College Hall of Fame and NJCAA Hall of Fame
- Scott Lee -- led Carthage baseball program to 511 wins, including the 1990 Class 4A state championship, a 2001 4A state runner-up finish, and the 2005 Class 3A state championship
- Robin Schieffer Bales -- high school national champion at CHS in the 1,600-meter run; four-year track letterman at TCU
- Peggy Pope Woodfork -- CHS class of 1976; three-time all-district basketball player for Lady Dogs; all-America selection at Panola College, where she led the Fillies to back-to-back NJCAA national championships; played final two years of college at Texas A&M; member of Panola College Hall of Fame and Texas A&M Hall of Fame
- Chester Studdard -- CHS class of 1942; all-district performer in football, basketball, and baseball; all-state selection as a shortstop; played two years professionally
- Bill Tatum -- longtime teacher, coach, and administrator at CHS; led boys basketball team to the playoffs in 1969-70 season
- Roscoe Tatum -- CHS class of 1984; state champion in the 100-meter dash; all-state selection as a running back; lettered four years in track at TCU; member of former world record-holding 400-meter and 800-meter relay teams
- Robin Trimble -- CHS class of 1990; member of Carthage's 1990 Class 4A state championship baseball team; 4A Player of the Year; career pitching record of 33-2 and career batting average of .396; holds Texas A&M record for batting average at the College World Series (.444)
2012 Inaugural Class
- Jacke Davis — played for the Philadelphia Phillies in the 1960′s and homered off Sandy Koufax; longtime baseball coach and athletic director at Panola College
- David East (posthumous induction) — played quarterback for Tulane University in the 1960′s before being drafted by the Houston Oilers
- Philip Humber — Major League Baseball pitcher for the Chicago White Sox; pitched MLB’s 21st perfect game earlier this season; also won a College World Series with Rice University; led Carthage to the 2001 Class 4A state championship game; 4A Player of the Year as a senior
- Ted Leach (posthumous induction) — covered Carthage athletics as a sports writer for almost four decades from the 1970′s into the 2000′s
- Bud Marshall (posthumous induction) — played for the Green Bay Packers’ 1965 NFL champion team; also played for Atlanta, Washington, and Houston
- Audray McMillian — CHS class of 1983; played college football at Houston; former all-pro defensive back for the Minnesota Vikings; led the NFL in interceptions in 1992
- P.L. Milam (posthumous induction) — played football for Kilgore College in the “Little Rose Bowl” in 1946
- Everett “Sleepy” Reynolds — Carthage head football coach from 1973-99, going 191-94-10 and leading the Bulldogs to the 1978 Class 3A state quarterfinals (11-1), the 1983 Class 4A state semifinals (11-3), and the 1991 4A state championship game (15-1).
- Dr. W.C. Smith — team doctor from 1950-89
- Charlotte Shell Soape — Lady Dawgs basketball standout in the 1960′s
- Sandra Walker — Carthage girls basketball coach from 1961-78; led Lady Dawgs to four state tournaments