Garland Pinholster, the pioneer behind basketball's wheel offense concept, former Oglethorpe University coach and athletic director and former Georgia state legislator, passed away at 92 years old at his home in Ball Ground, Ga., on Sunday morning.
For a woman who devoted 35 years of her life to public education, it makes sense that the success Margaret Matthews Wilburn had as a track and field star in the 1950s was motivated by getting an education.
Georgia Tech and Sandy Creek High School alum Calvin Johnson will soon be inducted into the Atlanta Sports Hall of Fame. He shares memories of his career that spanned from tiny Tyrone, Georgia to the NFL.
There’s a saying 91-year-old Garland Pinholster has thought about a lot lately: “Young men look ahead, old men look back.”
Art students at the high school have been making art for each member since the school’s namesake, Corky Kell, was enshrined in 2014.