Fayetteville High School — Fayetteville, North Carolina

Posted by DaveSanders | North Carolina | Posted on January 5th, 2010

Reunion Apparel for Fayetteville High School
Fayetteville High School
1878-1968

mascot: Bulldogs
colors: Royal Blue & White

Fayetteville High School was located on Robeson St. until 1954, when it moved into a new building at 2301 Fort Bragg Rd (click for Google Street View). It is now Fayetteville Terry Sanford High School.

 

————— Athletics —————

Fayetteville High School football began in 1913. Team colors were purple and gold.

Fayetteville High School football in NC State Championship games:
– 1921 Fayetteville 7, Winston-Salem 0
– 1947 Fayetteville 39, Charlotte 0
– 1948 Fayetteville 14, Burlington 13
– 1956 Fayetteville 6, Greensboro 6(TIE)
– 1957 Salisbury 21, Fayetteville 0
– 1965 Region 1: Durham 19, Fayetteville 14

Fayetteville High School men’s basketball in NC State Championship games:
– 1965 Fayetteville 55 Durham 53
– 1966 Fayetteville 70 Myers Park 69

Fayetteville High School men’s soccer in NC State Championship games:
– 1967 State Champions

Fayetteville High School men’s golf in NC State Championship games:
– 1941 State Champions
– 1944 Individual Champion Harvey Oliver

Fayetteville High School men’s track & field NC State Champions:
– 1941 Shotput – Bill Yancey
– 1941 Discus – Bill Yancey
– 1943 Discus – Donald Clayton
– 1943 High Jump – Donald Clayton
– 1944 Pole Vault – Nick Johnson (2-way tie)
– 1945 Pole Vault – Nick Johnson
– 1945 High Jump – Nick Johnson (6-way tie)
– 1946 Pole Vault – Nick Johnson
– 1946 High Jump – Nick Johnson
– 1946 100-yard Dash – H. McDonald
– 1947 100-yard Dash – H. McDonald
– 1947 High Jump – Wiggs (5-way tie)
– 1947 Long Jump – Wiggs
– 1949 Long Jump – Wooten

 

————— Halls of Fame —————

Members of a Hall of Fame with Fayetteville ties:

Fayetteville Sports Club Hall of Fame
Don Clayton is best known as the founder of Putt-Putt Golf Courses in 1954. It grew into an international success with franchises located around the world. In addition to his success in the business world, Clayton also was a standout high school athlete in football and track at Fayetteville High School and earned a football scholarship to the University of North Carolina.
John Daskal had the most wins of any active football coach in Cumberland County when he retired in 1990. His 31-year record was 211-100-4.
Len Maness first coached basketball at Fayetteville High School, which later became Terry Sanford. Maness won back-to-back state 4-A titles in basketball in 1965-66. He later took over the school’s football team and guided the 1981 squad to the state 4-A finals against South Mecklenburg.
Raymond “Buddy” Luper coached football at Fayetteville High School and was athletic director for Fayetteville City Schools
Jerry Richardson was a football star at Fayetteville High School. He brought the NFL to North Carolina in 1993 as owner of the Carolina Panthers. (also in NC Sports Hall of Fame)

North Carolina High School Athletic Association Hall of Fame
– Doris Howard
– Bob Paroli
– Raymond “Buddy” Luper
– Bill Carver

————— Links —————

– 1800+ Fayetteville High School alumni are on Classmates.com
History of Fayetteville schools (including FHS)
FHS Classes of 1950-1955 (lots of good FHS info)
Fayetteville / Terry Sanford Alumni News

 

————— Facebook —————

Fayetteville High School/Terry Sanford High School Alumni
Fayetteville High School, Class of 1967 Alumni
Fayetteville (NC) High School Sports Legends Club
Fayetteville, NC on Facebook

One Response to “Fayetteville High School — Fayetteville, North Carolina”

  1. CONNOR says:

    2ND TRY.

    INFO.ON ’67SOCCER CHAMPS? TEAM MEMBERS&BIOL./CHEM. TEACHER WHO WAS HEADCOACH.
    NOT SHOWN IN LIST. RECOGNIZED LEN MANESS&BUDDY LUPER.
    BOB HART, J.V. TEAM ONLY OTHER CHAMPS THERE THAT YR. BASKETBALL.
    REPLY W/ANY DETAILS,PLEASE!
    THANKS.
    C.H.’59

    WONT GO2SUBMIT!

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