The Gloucester High School Athletic Department honored its 2013 Hall of Fame inductees with a reception and induction ceremony at GHS on Sept. 27. The new inductees are Clint Binder, Sherwin Green, Joey Legg, Jerry Morgan, Tim Poland and Cindy Robins. The following biographical information for the inductees was provided by GHS:
Binder, Class of 1997, holds the GHS pole vaulting record of 13 feet as well at the Peninsula District outdoor record of 14’9". He was a district and regional pole vaulting champion and a state runner-up.
Binder achieved his top clearance at the University of Tennessee with a vault of 17’3" and is on the top 10 list of pole vaulters at UT. He was also a member of the Vols’ Southeastern Conference Track and Field Championship teams of 2001 and 2002. Binder is now an account executive for Comcast Business.
Green, Class of 1972, was a two-time all district basketball selection and was the third all-time leading scorer for Christopher Newport University when he graduated from CNU in 1975. He was also just the second CNU player to earn all-conference honors twice during his career.
Green accumulated 814 points and 404 rebounds in 74 games before an injury ended his collegiate play early. Green retired from the U.S. Postal Service in 2004 and works part-time for the U.S. Department of Defense.
Legg, Class of 1997, was a Peninsula District wrestling champion at 112, 119, 125 and 130 lbs. and an Eastern Region champion at 119, 125 and 130. He was third in the state tournament in 1996 and the state champion at 130 the following year. In addition, Legg was twice recognized as a Cadet All-American.
Legg also played soccer for GHS and received second team all-district honors in 1996 and 1997. He went on to wrestle for the University of Virginia for three years and is now an applied behavioral analyst for Autism Counseling and Therapy in Virginia Beach.
Morgan taught at GHS for almost 40 years and coached GHS golf teams to 13 district championships, three regional championships and two state titles. He was voted Golf Coach of the Year in 1988 by the Virginia Coaches Association and was voted State Coach of the Year in 1990 by the National Federation of State High School Associations.
Morgan also coached baseball and junior varsity basketball and football at GHS and served as the school athletic director from 1985 to 1995. He now works at golf courses in the area.