Athletic Department

Athletic Department: Jack Ward

Jack Ward

Year Inducted: 2007
Category: Football/Baseball

- Played four years of Football and Baseball at Catawba College
- Started every baseball game over four years
- .298 career batting average with 12 doubles, 5 triples, 2 home runs, 72 runs scored and 54 rbi
- Career best batting average of .347 in 1950
- Member of 1948 Tangerine Bowl Football team that beat Marshall, 7-0
- Played professional baseball for two seasons
- Teacher/Football Coach at Coolemee High School 1951-1956 with a record of 42 wins and just 3 losses
- Football Coach at Davie High School for 12 years with a record of 61-51-9
- Head Coach of the West team in the East-West All Star Football game in Greensboro
- Total record as Head Football Coach of 103-54-10
- Athletic Director at Davie High School for 17 years
- Principal at Davie High School for 11 years
- Superintendent, Davie County Schools, 1984-1989
- The Jack Ward Award, originated in 1980, is presented annually to the most outstanding male and female athletes at Davie High School
- Recipient of Catawba College's Medal of Exemplary Life Service, 2001
- Inducted into the Davie County Hall of Fame, October, 2006

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