SNAP BACK IN TIME – 1981 – South Stanly coach named Coach of the Year – The Stanly News & Press
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Friday, May 29, 1981
DA Holbrook and Sons of Albemarle was the seemingly low bidder on the overall contract for the National Guard’s new arsenal as bids opened in Raleigh on Tuesday.
The total cost of the new arsenal will unofficially be $ 611,051. The province is said to provide $ 149,964 with the remainder coming from federal funds.
Albemarle’s Lorch Plumbing and Heating Company was the seemingly low bidder on plumbing, heating and air conditioning, and Albemarle’s Winecoff Electric Company was unofficially the lowest on the electricity contract.
Baseball coach Bill Hutchinson of South Stanly was selected as coach of the year in the Rocky River Athletic Conference. South Stanly’s team won the championship in the Class 2A conference with a record of 12-0 (18-2 overall).
South Stanly put five players on the entire conference team: Jimmy Underwood, oldest, catcher; Greg Biles, senior, centerfielder; Mike Gentry, junior, first baseman; Todd Hatley, junior, pitcher and rightfielder; and Greg Rush, junior, catcher.
West Stanly’s Colts, led by Fred Styles, placed two on the all-star list: Robbie Efird, senior, pitcher and first baseman; and Dexter Efird, senior, pitcher.