A Very American Coup By Michael – Louis Ingram, Editor-in-Chief...
Panther Legend To Honored
Robbins led the Panthers to three Division II national titles and his 713-194 career records spans over three decades and makes him the winningest college basketball coach in Virginia history.
His record at VUU was 693-175.
Other inductees, chosen by a vote of a statewide Honors Court Committee are:
– Whitney Hedgepeth, All-American swimmer at University of Texas and Olympic Gold medalist.
— Alonzo Mourning, Georgetown University All-American, NBA All-Star and Olympic Gold Medalist in 2000.
– Jim Dombrowski, member of the College Football Hall of Fame and 11-year career in the NFL with the New Orleans Saints.
– Larry Peccatiello, William and Mary Hall of Fame football inductee and 40-year professional coaching career in the NFL.
– Helmut Werner, All-American soccer player at Lynchburg College and 43-year coaching career at Randolph Macon College.
– Jim Ducibella, Virginia Press Association Award recipient and over 20 years of coverage of professional football and golf.
“The Class of 2010 brings eight of the most impressive rÃ©sumÃ©s we have ever seen,” says Hall of Fame President Eddie Webb. “These individuals exemplify the Commonwealth’s diversity in sports from swimming to football, as well as decades of achievement.”