R. Merrill Gainer (1938-40)

Inducted 1986

EXCELLED IN FOOTBALL, BASEBALL, AND COACHING;

31-YEAR FOOTBALL RECORD OF 240-57-14 AT FOUR SCHOOLS IN WEST VIRGINIA AND VIRGINIA;

10 UNDEFEATED SEASONS, FIVE STATE CHAMPIONSHIPS;

WEST VIRGINIA HIGH SCHOOL COACH OF THEYEAR, 1959, '62, AND '65;

DISTRICT III FOOTBALL COACH OF THE YEAR, 1973;

NATIONAL HIGH SCHOOL ATHLETIC COACHES HALL OF FAME, 1979;

WEST VIRGINIA SPORTS HALL OF FAME, 1986.


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