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2019 Induction Ceremony

The Virginia Sports Hall of Fame will officially welcome the Class of 2019, as 8 new members will be inducted, Saturday April 6 at 7 p.m. at Zeider’s American Dream Theater. Join the Hall of Fame and past inductees as we celebrate these deserving honorees;

  • Ruben Brown, 3-time All-American, and 9-time NFL Pro Bowler
  • Jeff Burton, 21-time winner in NASCAR
  • Wendy Larry, Old Dominion University Women’s Basketball record-setting head coach
  • Mark Lenzi, Olympic diving gold-medalist
  • Heath Miller, All-American at UVA, and 2-time Super Bowl Champion with the Pittsburgh Steelers
  • William “Buster” O’Brien, University of Richmond record setting quarterback
  • Debbie White, first female sportswriter in Virginia, ODU Athletics Administrator
  • Tom Yeager, served 31 years as the Commissioner of the Colonial Athletic Conference

Tickets are $50.00 each for this celebratory event.  More information regarding Induction weekend festivities, VIP ticket packages, and sponsorship/advertising opportunities can be found at the Hall of Fame's website,

Please join us as we celebrate athletic excellence in the Commonwealth! (doors open at 6 p.m.)

Thank you to our sponsors for 2019 Induction Weekend; presenting sponsor, Priority Automotive Group, Optima Health, Whiteclaw Hard Seltzer, ADS Management Group, Riesbeck Contracting, WF Magann Corp, WAVY-TV/FOX43, and the Virginia Beach Hotel Association.


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