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Atlanta Athletics Hall of Fame

Hall of Fame

Atlanta ISD Athletics Hall of Fame

The Atlanta Athletics Hall of Fame is an organization formed to honor former Atlanta and Booker T. Washington High School athletes and coaches.  The purpose of the group is to maintain outstanding athletic traditions and promote pride in Rabbit achievement.  With over a century of competition, Atlanta has produced many championship teams and individual players who are worthy of recognition.
 

 

Eligibility for Honorees

  • Competed for or coached at Atlanta or Booker T. Washington High School
  • Eligible ten years after graduation
  • Have played and lettered in at least one sport while in high school
  • Be living or deceased
  • Performed in an outstanding manner either in high school, college or professionally (any one or all three levels will be considered for selection)
  • Displayed exemplary character in their adult life
  • No serving member of the selection committee will be eligible for selection


 

Boosting Atlanta Pride – Athletics Hall of Fame

Written by Gordon Pynes


 

Atlanta Athletics Hall of Fame to Induct First Five Members

Written by Gordon Pynes

 

 



Athletic Hall of Fame – Class of 2018

Hubbard Edwin Northen

Coach Ed Rabb

Louis Franklin “Bear” Allday

Jimmie Lee “Earthquake” Hunt

Sarah Haydel Carter

Plaques

 




Induction Ceremony

The first induction ceremony will be held prior to the Atlanta-Pleasant Grove football game on Friday, September 14, 2018 at Rabbit Stadium.  The events presentation will begin about 7:00pm before the 7:30pm game kickoff.  A supper for the inductee’s families will be held in the High School cafeteria at 5:00pm.



 

How Can I Support the Atlanta Athletics Hall of Fame?

Establishment of the Hall of Fame will require funds to pay for plaques honoring incoming members.  Plaques will be permanently placed in the entry way under the Rabbit Stadium press box.

Your support may come from contributions.  All donations will be tax exempt.  Mail donations to Atlanta Athletics HOF, PO Box 637, Atlanta, Texas 75551.

 

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