This Day In NCHSAA History

October 1, 2000

            On this day in history in the NCHSAA, Leon Brogden of Wilmington died at the age of 90. The long-time coach in Edenton, Wilson and Wilmington is a charter member of the North Carolina High School Athletic Association Hall of Fame and coached NFL greats Sonny Jurgensen and Roman Gabriel at New Hanover High School, enjoying a 50-year career in education.