Florence, SC (WBTW) – Today a press conference was held at the Florence Civic Center as 6 new members were introduced into the Florence Athletic Hall of Fame. The induction dinner will be held in January.
Newest Hall of Fame Members:
Nathaniel “Skebo” Turner Jr.
1969 grad of Southside HS, (South Florence now)
Basketball Coach at Wilson (1972-1985)
Won over 300 games in his career
1981 West Florence Grad
Played Tennis at Wake Forest & played in numerous tournament in SC.
2006 West Florence Grad
Drafted in 2010 by the Atlanta Braves organization, now coaches for the Gulf Coast Braves
1983 South Florence Grad
Coached numerous athletes in swimming, including multiple Olympic medalists.
2003 West Florence Grad
2-Time State Softball player of the year, struck out over 1,000 batters in her career at WF.