Hall of Fame Teams

Hampshire County Athletic Hall of Fame - Intro to Teams

Teams by Year of Induction

(Teams were not inducted every year.)

(Click on a year below to view the inductees for that year or scroll down to view all.)


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2009

1960 Romney High School - WV Class AA State Championship Basketball Team -

 Undefeated 27 - 0

1960 Basketball Team

  • Kenny Ayers 
  • John Blue 
  • Donnie Davis 
  • Hubert High 
  • A.D. Hott 
  • Harwell Hott 
  • Dave Kirk 
  • Bill Maphis 
  • Monte Mathias 
  • Terry Mezzatesta 
  • Stan Shingleton 
  • Gary Short 
  • Manager: R.Z. Wilson 
  • Coach: Clyde Green 

(1960 Cheerleaders also won Best Squad at the AA Tournament)

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2010

1949 Romney High School - WV Class B State Championship Football Team

  • Eddie Adams
  • George Baird
  • Art Deskins 
  • Jack Heavener 
  • Ralph Hickman 
  • Allen Kenney
  • Bill Long
  • Garry Long 
  • Tommy Long
  • William Loy 
  • Willard Ludwick
  • Rollin McCleary 
  • Kenny Parker 
  • Orville Payne 
  • Robert Petry 
  • Shane Shingleton 
  • Bill Sirk 
  • Bob Sirk 
  • Herbert Veach 
  • Dan Wagoner    
  • Head Coach: Dick McElwee
  • Assistant Coach: Loudoun Thompson        

McElwee's 1949 Football Team
49 Romney FB Team

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2011

1953 Romney High School Baseball Team - WV State Runner-up

  • Phil Adams 
  • Eddie Buckbee 
  • Joe Corbin 
  • Joe Ely 
  • Dave Green
  • Ray Haines 
  • Bill Harris 
  • Eddie Hartman
  • Sam Lyons 
  • Frank Miller 
  • Roger Parker 
  • Keith Wolford 
  • Manager: Raymond Michael 
  • Coach: Dick McElwee


1953 Baseball Team



1964 Romney High School Baseball Team - WV State Runner-up

64 Baseball Team

  • Starting Lineup: 
  • Joe Breinig 2B 
  • Richard Cain 1B 
  • David Carl P 
  • John Fields LF 
  • Doug Freeland CF 

  • Jerry Mezzatesta C
  • Charlie See SS
  • Donnie Wade 3B 
  • Jim Woodson RF
  • Coach: Bob Sirk
  • Reserve Players: 
  • Paul Clower C 
  • Ronald Combs P
  • Bernie Hott RF 
  • John Maphis 2B 
  • Robert Nixon CF
  • Paul Parsons LF

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2012

1974 Hampshire High School Boys Track Team - WV Class AA Runner-up

State Meet Participants:
  • David Heavener 
  • Brian Judy 
  • Keith Lee
  • Mark Riley 
  • Scott Shoemaker 
  • Andy Stump 
  • Bob Synovec 
  • Mac Watts - (High Point Scorer at State Meet)
  • Head Coach: Jim Alkire
  • Assistant Coach: Paul Clovis

1974 Track Team


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2013

1953 Football Team

  • Bill Brown 
  • Bill Carlile 
  • Bill Haines 
  • Bob Saville 
  • Chuck Dusic 
  • Clinton Hott 
  • David Green 
  • David Haines 
  • Dean Snyder 
  • Donnie Hannah 
  • Dorsey Fox 
  • Eddie Hartman 
  • Emory Landis
  • Homer Wolfe
  • Jerry Hannas 
  • Jim Quinn 
  • John Pancake
  • Fred Brinker 
  • Gerald Keister 
  • Glenn Straw 
  • Harold Carl
  • John Smith 
  • Kenny Liller 
  • Michael Coleman 
  • Paul Heavner 
  • Pug Brown
  • Ray Haines
  • Richard Hartman 
  • Roger Parker
  • Roland Shanholtz
  • Ronnie Lynch 
  • Ronnie Pyles 
  • Rufus Zirk 
  • Sam Williams 
  • Sammy Lyons 
  • Thomas Hartman 
  • Vernon Grapes 
  • Wallace Smith 
  • Managers: 
    • Ed Buckbee 
    • Raymond Michael 
    • Baker Shawn
  • Coaches: 
    • Dick McElwee 
    • Allen Swick


1956-57 Capon Bridge High School Basketball Team - Sectional Champions & Cheerleaders 

CBHS 1956.57 BB Team
  • Team: 
    • Jimmy Alkire
    • Melvin Crouse 
    • Walter Cunningham
    • Richard Demorest 
    • Leon Fultz 
    • Bobby Lovett 
    • Herman Mason 
    • Johnny McCauley 
    • Kenneth Miller 
    • Wendell Omps 
    • Bobby Peacemaker 
    • Dick Sirbaugh 
    • Alan Thorne 
    • George Triggs 
    • Doug Whitacre 
    • Steve Whitacre 
    • Coach: Arno Hott

56 CB Basketball Team


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2014

2000-01 Hampshire High School Girls Basketball Team - State Semi-Finalists, PVC Champions, Cumberland Area Winner, Sectional & Regional Champions

Girls BB 2000.01

  • Stephanie Bennett
  • Sarah Cross
  • Jennifer Davis 
  • Susan Davis 
  • Jennifer Haines 
  • Amanda Harding
  • Jamie Hitchens 
  • Crystal Hott 
  • Samantha LaFollette
  • Lindsay Stewart 
  • Amanda VanMeter 
  • Lori Wyatt
  • Coach: Lyndon Willis

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2015

1998 Hampshire High School Boys Cross Country Team - 2nd in State

  • David Colbert 
  • David Dietz 
  • Matt Gallery 
  • Aaron Hott 
  • Michael Porter
  • Shane Ruggles 
  • Brian Streisel 
  • Coach: Paul Clovis
1998 XC Team

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2016

1961 Romney High School Football Team - Undefeated (but did not qualify as only 2 teams voted on by the sports writers go to play for the State Championship):
1961 Football Team

  • Jim Alkire 
  • Wilson Ayers 
  • Kenny Ayers
  • Eddie Beery 
  • Harry Bidinger
  • Joe Breinig 
  • Van Brooks
  • Russell Burgess 
  • Dana Butts 
  • Richard Cain 
  • David Caldwell 
  • Bill Calvert
  • David Carl 
  • David Cherry 
  • Paul Clower 
  • Earl Clower
  • J.D. Cooke 
  • Don Cookman
  • Frank Cosner 
  • John Fields 
  • Roger Foltz 
  • Doug Freeland 
  • Lester Graham 
  • Marvin Graham 
  • Sam Graham 
  • Waldo Haines 
  • Keith Harness 
  • John Hartman 
  • Mike Hawk 
  • Charles Hott 
  • Harlan Hott 
  • Jim Hott 
  • Lee Hott
  • Butch Keister 
  • Allen Kesner 
  • Jim Kline 
  • Raymond Kline 
  • Richard Kline
  • Greg Landis 
  • Randall Largent
  • Kenny Lee 
  • Roy Lewis 
  • John Machemer 
  • Paul McDonald 
  • Jerry Mezzatesta 
  • Dick Miller 
  • James Miller 
  • William Miller
  • Gerald Moyers 
  • Richard Nixon
  • Paul Parsons 
  • Ron Parsons 
  • Dennis Puffenburger
  • Doug Rockwell 
  • Gary Ruckman 
  • Lester Shoemaker
  • John Sitar 
  • Rodney Thomas 
  • Roger Twigg 
  • Donnie Wade 
  • Gary Wagoner 
  • Robert Wolford
  • Norval Wood 
  • James Woodson 
Managers: 
  • David Lee 
  • Hoy Shingleton
Head Coach: Roger Parker 
Assistant Coach: Don Peters

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2017

2000 Hampshire High School Girls Track Team - 3rd in State, PVC Runners-Up and Regional Champions

2000 Girls Track Team

State Meet Participants:

  • Jennifer (Davis) Buckley
    • 400 m - 2nd, 800 m - 4th & 3200 m - 4th
  • Susan (Davis) Braithwaite
    • 800 m - 5th, 1600 m - 2nd & 3200 m - 2nd
  • Ashley (McCauley) Hansen
    • Discus
  • Lindsay (Stewart) Withers 
    • 100 m - 3rd & 200 m - 3rd

Coach: Scott Staley

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2018

1996 Hampshire High School Boys Basketball Team - Season Record 21-2, PVC Champions, 18 Game Winning Streak, Area and Sectional Champions & Finished Regular Season as the #1 AAA Team in the WV Power Index

  • Brian Brill
  • Seth Combs
  • Jerry Dean
  • Scott Haines
  • Tim Nichols
  • James Hott
  • Shawn Powell
  • John Saville
  • Jason Smith
  • Bart Stewart
  • Kevin Stein
  • R. L. Johnson
  • Head Coach: Larry See
  • Assistant Coach: Lyndon Willis
  • Manager: Philip See

1996 Basketball Team




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2021 
1950 Romney High School Football Team


1950 FB TeamFront Row: Frank Miller, Heber Parsons, (?)Moreland, John Shawen, Lloyd Day, Kenny Parker, Harry Shoemaker, Art Deskins, Teenie Payne, Robert Hartman, Bill Long, Willard Ludwick, Jack Heavener, Robert Petry, George Baird, Jim Shingleton, Bud Landis, Head Coach Dick McElwee, Asst. Coach Ray Thomas, Principal Gordon Slonaker

2nd Row:  Richard Pownell, Eddie Buckbee, Bill Harris, Connie Giffin, Reynolds Hill, Joe Dan Corbin, Raymond Powers, Roy Whetzel, Roger Parker, Joe Pancake, Gerald Parker, Charles Shahan, Dick Hamilton, Ivan Zirk, Dave Heare, Joe Ely, Richard Everett, Art Ratliff

3rd Row:  Eddie Hartman, Clinton Hott, Don Saville, Ron Lynch(?), John Pancake, Kenny Davis(?), (?), Dave Greene, Bobby Saville, (?)Hartman, Sam Lyons, Jake Davis, Glenn Snyder, Jerry Keister, Ray Haines, Jim Brown, ?, Steve Hartman, Charlie Brown, Jim Quinn, (?)Snyder

  • RHS All-Time Season Scoring Record
  • PVC Champions

RHS - 1950 Football Schedule / Results

  • Sept. 8         Romney       47      LaSalle                     13      Away
    Sept. 15        Romney       46      Berkeley Springs  13      Home
    Sept. 22       Romney       49      Charles Town          0      Home
    Sept. 29       Romney       39      Franklin                    0      Away
    Oct. 6           Romney        0       Moorefield               0      Home
    Oct. 13          Romney       32      University                 7      Home
    Oct. 20         Romney       35      WV Deaf                  21      Away
    Oct. 27         Romney       35      Ridgeley                   6       Away
    Nov. 3           Romney       47      Petersburg             13      Away
    Nov. 10         Romney       46      Parsons                    6      Home

    RHS Total Points Scored:   376     Opponents Total Points Scored:  79
  • RHS Average Points Per Game:  37.6    Opponents Average Points Per Game:  7.9
  • Coaching Staff:   Dick McElwee, Head Coach;      Ray Thomas, Asst. Coach

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