Athletic Department

Athletic Department: Ralph E. Wilson

Ralph E. Wilson

Year Inducted: 1984
Category: Football


- A leading member of three Carolinas Conference championship football teams- 1945 (10-1-0), 1946 (10-2-0), 1947 (11-1-0) and a member of Catawba's two Tangerine Bowl Championship teams of 1946 &

1947
- Football All-Conference, All-State, Little All-American as a center, Most Valuable Player on Catawba team, 1948
- Head football coach and athletic director at Glen Alpine, N.C. High School for 25 years (1948-73) and at Freedom High School, Morganton, N.C. for nine years (1973-82). Career coaching record is

297-91-10. Coached unbeaten teams in 1963, 1964, 1965. Also coached varsity basketball 24 years, baseball 15, and track 10.
- On retirement from coaching in 1982, was winningest active high school football coach in North Carolina and sixith in the nation. Named "Coach of the Year" eight times and was assistant coach on

1965 Shrine Bowl Team. Coached in four North South All-Star games, one East West All-Star game and one Lion Bowl game. His teams won six of the seven games.

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January 2

Basketball (M) @ Southern Wesleyan 92-71

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January 3

Basketball (W) @ Chowan 48-37

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January 5

Basketball (W) @ Carson-Newman 77-90

Basketball (M) @ Carson-Newman 81-64

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January 9

Basketball (W) vs. COKER 70-54

Basketball (M) vs. COKER 106-72

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January 11

Swimming Women @ Queens 40-165

Swimming Men at Queens 37-166

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January 12

Basketball (W) vs. LINCOLN MEMORIAL 59-72

Basketball (M) vs. LINCOLN MEMORIAL 96-83

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January 16

Basketball (W) vs. QUEENS 74-71

Basketball (M) vs. QUEENS 86-87

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January 18

Swimming Men @ Wingate w/LR

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January 19

Swimming WOMEN vs. WINGATE/LR

Basketball (W) @ Anderson 60-100

Basketball (M) @ Anderson 80-82

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January 23

Basketball (W) @ Lenoir-Rhyne 82-74

Basketball (M) @ Lenoir-Rhyne 65-73

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January 25

Track/Field @ Finn Pincus Inv. (Day 1)

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January 26

Track/Field @ Finn Pincus Inv. (Day 2)

Basketball (W) @ Tusculum 2 p.m.

Basketball (M) @ Tusculum 4 p.m.

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January 30

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

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

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