The 2019 class of the WNC Sports Hall of Fame includes a trio of high-school coaching legends in three different sports and a football standout who made his mark in high school and college in this area.
- Tiger Greene played football for East Henderson High and Western Carolina University. While at Western he was a two-time All-American defensive back, amassing 16 interceptions and setting a school record with 42 pass breakups.
- Susan DeWeese coached the Enka girls in volleyball and basketball for 30 years, winning more than 70 percent of the Jets' matches in volleyball.
- Tom Pryor coached girls basketball at Endneyville, Polk, and Asheville School, retiring with more than 700 wins.
- Carroll Wright coached football for 31 years, including stints at Brevard, Pisgah, Swain, and West Henderson. He never had a losing season.
The Mountain Amateur Athletic Club will enshrine this year's class and honor more than 100 local high-school athletes and teams and present scholarships from the John and Darlene McNabb Charitable Foundation at its annual banquet (presented by Ingles), May 19th at the Grove Park Inn. Tickets are $30 and can be purchased at wncsportsawards.org.