Warren County announces 2013 Hall of Fame class
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The Warren County High School-Lawrence Sweeney Shiflett Athletic Hall of Fame committee announced the Class of 2013 on Monday.
Robin Richardson (Class of 1986–Athlete and Contributor, Dorinda Tague-Robinson (1978–Athlete and Contributor) and and Charles Harrison Washington, Jr. (1974–Athlete) are this year’s inductees.
The induction ceremony will be held on Dec. 20 prior to the start of the boys varsity basketball game against Skyline.
Richardson excelled in basketball and softball for the Wildcats. She was a three-year letter winner in basketball and a four-year letterman in softball. In softball, she was a three time all-district, two time all-area and all-region performer. She was named the WCHS Softball MVP in 1986. She had a .392 career batting average and was part of two district titles, four region appearances, two region titles, and two state titles for the Wildcats’ softball teams.
Richardson attended North Carolina Wesleyan College for one year and then transferred to Ferrum College. She played on the varsity softball team all four years. Richardson earned her Bachelor of Science Degree in Recreation and Leisure Services from Ferrum College in 1990. She has worked for Warren County Parks and Recreation since 1991 and currently serves as deputy director.
Richardson has been an avid supporter of Wildcat athletics over the years. She has developed softball pitching clinics and camps. In addition, she has served as an assistant coach for the softball program.
Tague-Robinson excelled in basketball and softball for the Wildcats. She was named team captain and earned team MVP numerous times. In addition she was named all-district and all-region. She help lead the Wildcats to the 1977 Northwestern District title in basketball and region titles in softball for both the 1976 and 1977 seasons.
Tague-Robinson attended Shepherd College and earned her Bachelors of Science degree with a major in Health/Physical Education and Drivers Education. She played two years of basketball and three years of softball for Shepherd.
Tague-Robinson has been with Warren County Public Schools as an educator since 1982. During her tenure she has also devoted her time to assist the Wildcat athletic department. She has served as a coach for numerous teams including the seventh grade basketball, eighth grade basketball, freshman basketball, and JV basketball teams. In addition,
she has coached seventh grade volleyball, eighth grade volleyball, JV volleyball, varsity volleyball, and JV softball. She has served Warren County Middle School as athletic director and currently serves Warren County as a health/drivers ed./physical education teacher and co-assistant athletic director.
Washington starred in football, basketball and track and field at Warren County. He earned seven varsity letters. In football he excelled as a quarterback, defensive back, kick returner and running back. He earned all-district honors in 1972. In basketball, he was named two time all-district, two time all-area, and the 1974 Winchester Star Player of the Year. In addition, he was named a prep All-American in 1973-74 and was a team captain and leading scorer for the Wildcats. In track & field, he excelled in jumps, sprints and relays. He set the WCHS 100-yard dash record at 10.1 seconds.
Washington attended Shenandoah from 1974-78 and graduated with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Social and Behavioral Science in 1978. In addition, he played four years of basketball at Shenandoah. Washington has been employed by Arlington County Government for the past 27 years with the Department of Human Services.
He has actively served the community including Blue Ribbon Panels on Education-Warren County Public Schools, city of Winchester Social Services Advisory Board, President of Arlington Community Action Program’s Advisory Board, Vice President of the John Kerr Elementary School PTO, Judges Athletic Association board member and awards chairman, JAA Hall of Fame committee member, Winchester Rising Stars board member, youth football and basketball coach, volunteer JV and varsity basketball coach.