Dixie Hollins to induct three into sports Hall of Fame

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Wed. September 19, 2012 | Rodney Page | Email

Before Dixie Hollins' Sept. 28 home game against Clearwater, the school will hold a Sports Hall of Fame induction ceremony for three alumni. The three former athletes earning entrance this year:

Glenn Davis (Class of 1996): Davis was a first-team, all-state cornerback on the 1995 team that advanced to the state championship game. He played at the University of South Florida and spent time with the New York Jets and the CFL's Winnipeg Blue Bombers. Davis is currently a football coach at Youngstown State University.

DeAndrew Rubin (Class of 1998): An all-county selection as a senior, Rubin went on to play four seasons with the University of South Florida. He then spent time in the NFL with Green Bay (2003), Indianapolis (2004) and Tampa Bay (2005). He also spent time in NFL Europe and the Arena League. Rubin also ran track for the Rebels.

Rodney Womer (Class of 1968): Played football for four years and wrestled for two years. He was a first-team, all-city selection and won the St. Petersburg Quarterbacks Club's annual award for his outstanding record in athletics, leadership, scholarship and sportsmanship. Womer served in the U.S. Navy after graduation and played football for the academy.

Also, Al Bolden (Class of 1980) will be honored posthumously. Bolden sustained a brain injury during a game in 1977 that caused him a lifetime of health struggles. He died in 2011.

 

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