The Greenport High School Hall of Fame Committee is pleased to announce the inaugural class of athletes to be inducted into the newly formed GHS Hall of Fame. Those selected were:
Coach Dorrie Jackson
GHS Football Coach 1951-1978 Record: 148-43-7. . .coach of the Year 8 times; Rutgers Tropy, 1958. . .New York State Coach of the Year 1974 and 1978. . .Suffolk County Coach of the Year 1956 and 1959. . .Inducted into the Suffolk County Hall of Fame, Ithaca College Hall of Fame and Westerly, RI High School Hall of Fame
Coach and GHS graduate Dude Manwaring
GHS Class of 1944. . .Semi-pro Football player – Greenport Rams; GHS Principal. . .Basketball Coach 1966-1978 – 5 Championships; Baseball Coach ~ 1957-1965 – 2 Championships; Assistant Football coach 1957-1965; Head Football Coach 1979-1983
Coach and GHS graduate Al Edwards
GHS Class of 1972. . .All American basketball player; 1972 leading scorer in Suffolk County with 2,117 points; GHS Basketball Coach 1979-2013. . .won 383 games, 12 League Championships, 10 Suffolk County titles, 3 trips to NYS Final Four and one appears in the NYS Class D final, 2009. . . East Carolina University graduate. . .inducted into Suffolk County Hall of Fame.
GHS Class of 1974. . .All American and All League football player. . .League Champion and NYS Qualifier in golf. . .GHS basketball player. . .graduate of Syracuse University
GHS Class of 2009. . .Five time All State basketball player; Long Island all time leading scorer in basketball with 2,799 points; #3 all time scorer in all of NY State. . 3 year GHS Football player
They will be recognized and inducted in between the JV & Varsity game (approximately 5:30 p.m.) on Thursday, January 23, 2020.