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January 01, 1970

Main Stage Theater

The Virginia Sports Hall of Fame will officially welcome the Class of 2019, as 8 new members will be inducted, Saturday April 6 at 7 p.m. at Zeiders American Dream Theater. Join the Hall of Fame and past inductees as we celebrate these deserving honorees;

  • Ruben Brown, 3-time All-American, and 9-time NFL Pro Bowler
  • Jeff Burton, 22-time winner in NASCAR
  • Wendy Larry, Old Dominion University Women’s Basketball record setting head coach
  • Mark Lenzi, Olympic diving gold-medalist
  • Heath Miller, All-American at UVA, and 2-time Super Bowl Champion with the Pittsburgh Steelers
  • William “Buster” O’Brien, University of Richmond record setting quarterback
  • Debbie White, first female sportswriter in Virginia, ODU Athletics Administrator
  • Tom Yeager, served 31 years as the Commissioner of the Colonial Athletic Conference

Tickets are $50.00 each for this celebratory event.  More information regarding Induction weekend festivities, VIP ticket packages, and sponsorship/advertising opportunities can be found at the Hall of Fame’s website,

Please join us as we celebrate athletic excellence in the Commonwealth! (doors open at 6 p.m.)

Thank you to our sponsors for 2019 Induction Weekend; presenting sponsor, Priority Automotive Group, Virginia Beach Convention and Visitors Bureau, Virginia Beach Department of Economic Development, Optima Health, Whiteclaw Hard Seltzer, Riesbeck Contracting, WF Magann Corp, AdImpact Marketing, WAVY TV 10 and FOX 43, Jpixx Photography, and the Virginia Beach Hotel Association.