Sam Venable, Sr Memorial

Sam Venable Mr. Venable taught seven years in the Knoxville School System before World War II, in which he served as an infantry major. He moved to UT after the war. In addition to his teaching duties at UT, Mr. Venable was a long time track and field official, official

Sam Venable, Sr Memorial2022-05-16T17:19:57+00:00

Al Rovere Memorial

Al Rovere Knoxville Track Club Hall of Fame Inductee 2009 Creating a track club requires administrative and organizational skills along with great passion and enthusiasm for the sport. The Knoxville Track Club was fortunate to have all of those attributes and more when Al Rovere joined with others to found

Al Rovere Memorial2022-05-16T17:20:40+00:00

Ben Plotnicki Memorial

Ben Plotnicki Dr. Ben Plotnicki    1913-1981 Ben Plotnicki, who retired in 1977 after 32 years as a member of the UT Health, Physical Education and Recreation faculty, died in 1981 at the age of 68. Ben Plotnicki married his wife Kathleen on June 4, 1939. He coached four years at Fredricksburg,

Ben Plotnicki Memorial2022-05-13T17:38:46+00:00

Herb Neff Memorial

Herb Neff Herb Neff 1930 - 2000 Herbert P. Neff Jr, who was accustomed to reaching great heights, died at his home in Knoxville after a lengthy bout with cancer, at the age of 70. Neff achieved much in athletics and academics. The slender, 6-foot 6 athlete won the SEC

Herb Neff Memorial2022-05-13T17:39:29+00:00

Dr. Andy Kozar Memorial

Dr. Andy Kozar Andy Kozar, the Tennessee football great who died Thursday in Knoxville is being remembered Thursday as a prime example of a man who achieved success in other fields after an outstanding career in athletics. One of the most dominant fullbacks in Tennessee football history and member of

Dr. Andy Kozar Memorial2022-05-13T17:32:26+00:00

Andrew D. Holt Memorial

Andrew D. Holt Andrew D. Holt, UT's Sixteenth President (1959-1970) He was christened Andrew David Holt, but everyone called him "Andy"--trustees, government officials, administrators, faculty, students, and friends. The appellation was not a mark of disrespect, nor did it represent any flippancy with regard to his stature and authority. It

Andrew D. Holt Memorial2022-05-16T17:21:49+00:00

Dean L.R. Hesler Memorial

Dean L.R. Hesler Former Liberal Arts Dean L. R. Hesler, who died in 1977, were delivered into the care of UT archivists. Lexemuel Ray Hesler was a native of Indiana. He came to the University of Tennessee in 1919 from Cornell University, where he had been awarded the Ph.D. degree in

Dean L.R. Hesler Memorial2022-05-16T17:22:51+00:00

Haywood Harris Memorial

Haywood Harris Haywood Harris, for nearly 50 years a steadying voice in the UT Athletics Department since Gen. Robert R. Neyland appointed him Sports Information Director in January 1961, passed away in June at the age of 80. A Maryville native, Harris graduated from Knoxville High School (1947) and later

Haywood Harris Memorial2022-05-16T17:24:11+00:00

Hal Canfield Memorial

Hal Canfield Hal Canfield was always there at the finish line. You could count on it like clockwork. That's how former University of Tennessee runner Marty Sonnenfeldt remembers Canfield, one of the founding members of the Knoxville Track Club in 1962. Canfield died Thursday. He was 89. "I first met

Hal Canfield Memorial2022-05-17T02:35:35+00:00

Tom Black Memorial

Tom Black Tom Q. Black Tom Black was born 11 Mar 1904, Tellico Plains, Tennessee. He received a high school education and went on to prominence in Knoxville both in business and in his long-term commitment and generosity to the University of Tennessee. Among several endeavors at UT, Tom Q.

Tom Black Memorial2022-05-17T02:48:27+00:00

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