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Stallworth to be inducted into HOF

Published 3:52pm Tuesday, March 11, 2014

Twelve major contributors to prep athletics in Alabama have been selected to the 24th class of the Alabama High School Sports Hall of Fame.

Among those who will be inducted at the March 17 banquet is former Lomax-Hannon Community College basketball coach Tony Stallworth.

Stallworth, who currently is just the fourth person in history to hold the position of Associate Executive Director of the AHSAA, began his coaching career at the Greenville community college before moving on to coach Brantley High School. While at Brantley, the Beatrice, Ala., native led the Bulldogs to three consecutive state boys basketball titles.

Stallworth was inducted into the Huntingdon College Hall of Fame last September.

The 2014 class includes coaches, administrators, a contributor and an “old timer.”

Selected were football coaches Mike Battles and Larry Morris, administrators Richard “Dickie” Brown and James “Jim” Garner, girls basketball coaches Donnie Roberts and Mike Smith, boys basketball coaches Major Lane, Alvin Moore and Stallworth, volleyball coach Nancy Shoquist, and contributor Dr. James “Jimmy” Robinson. Selected in the “Old Timer” category was Clifford Weatherly.
The 18-member Hall of Fame Committee made the selections from the 46 nominations on the Hall of Fame ballot. The Hall of Fame is located at the Alabama High School Athletic Association (AHSAA) office in Montgomery.

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