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 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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