Garner High has named the inaugural five members of its Hall of Fame.
The group will be introduced at the Trojans game against Harnett Central on Nov. 5 and will be inducted next spring.
The group includes:
Anthony Barbour, a football running back who led Garner to the 1987 state 4-A title and started at N.C. State. Barbour has been the head football coach at Southern Durham, Middle Creek and Smithfield-Selma and is currently an assistant coach at Clayton High.
Barbara Kelly, a girls basketball player and later a coach and athletics administrator at the University of Virginia who was instrumental in starting the Atlantic Coast Conference women’s basketball tournament.
Hal Stewart, who built a football dynasty at Garner including the state title in 1987. Stewart is among the few coaches who has won state 4-A championships at two different schools, having led Richmond County to a state title before going to Garner.
Patrick Watkins, a baseball player who played in the Major Leagues for the Cincinatti Reds and Colorado Rockies. He was a collegiate star at East Carolina where he led the NCAA in home runs.
Donald Williams, a boys basketball player who was the MVP of the Final Four when University of North Carolina won the national title in 1993.