Athletic Department

Athletic Department: Homer M. Thompson

Homer M. Thompson

Year Inducted: 1996
Category: Football/Baseball/Coach


- Letter winner -- Football, 1947-50; Baseball, 1949-51
- High school teacher and coach for 38 years
- Head basketball coach. Oxford Orphanage
- Head football coach, Gray High School
- Head football coach, Parkland High School, 27 years
- Athletic Director, Parkland High School, 20 years
- Career football coaching record of 251-130-5
- Teams won 15 championships and made playoffs 20 times
- Awarded 14 Coach-of-the-Year hnors during career
- Head coach of 50th Shrine Bowl, 1986
- Head coach of East-West All-Star game, 1968, 1990
- Head coach of North-South All-Star game, 1969
- North Carolina Male COach of the Year, 1987
- Inducted into Winston-Salem/Forsyth Sports Hall of Fame, 1988
- N.C. High School Athletic Association Distinguished Service Award, 1991
- Inducted into N.C. High School Athletic Association Hall of Fame, 1994
- Parkland High School's Deaton-Thompson Stadium named in his honor, 1994

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January 3

Basketball (W) @ Lenoir-Rhyne 76-70

Basketball (M) @ Lenoir-Rhyne 63-85

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January 5

Swimming MEN vs. ASHLAND 84-117

Swimming WOMEN vs. ASHLAND 102-95

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January 6

Swimming Women @ Limestone 103-142

Swimming Men @ Limestone 104-136

Basketball (W) @ Carson-Newman 60-88

Basketball (M) @ Carson-Newman 75-101

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January 10

Basketball (W) vs. COKER 55-52

Basketball (M) vs. COKER 77-71

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January 12

Swimming MEN vs. BARTON 131-89

Swimming WOMEN vs. BARTON 141-90

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January 13

Basketball (W) vs. MARS HILL  80-56

Basketball (M) vs. MARS HILL 83-68

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January 17

Basketball (W) @ Newberry 6 p.m.

Basketball (M) @ Newberry 8 p.m.

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January 20

Swimming @ Lenoir-Rhyne

Track/Field @ Wake Forest Invitational (Day 1)

Basketball (W) vs. LINCOLN MEMORIAL 2 p.m.

Basketball (M) vs. LINCOLN MEMORIAL 4 p.m.

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January 21

Track/Field @ Wake Forest Invitational (Day 2)

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January 24

Basketball (W) vs. QUEENS 6 p.m.

Basketball (M) vs. QUEENS 8 p.m.

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January 26

Track/Field @ Finn Pincus Invitational (Day 1)

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January 27

Track/Field @ Finn Pincus Invitational (Day 2)

Basketball (W) @ Tusuclum 2 p.m.

Basketball (M) @ Tusculum 4 p.m.

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January 31

Basketball (W) @ Wingate 6 p.m.

Basketball (M) @ Wingate 8 p.m.

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