REIDSVILLE—North Carolina High School Athletic Association Hall of Fame member Herman Hines died on Wednesday at the age of 87.
He passed away at Greensboro Place Assisted Living. Funeral services will be Monday at 1:00 pm. at Zion Baptist Church in Reidsville. Visitation will be 12:30 pm to 1:00 pm prior to the service. Burial will follow in Greenview Cemetery. Public viewing will be Sunday, August 3 from 1:00 pm to 7:00 pm at McLaurin Funeral Home.
He touched just about every base one could during his long career related to athletics.
A graduate of Darden High and a 1950 graduate of then North Carolina College, Hines embarked on a career in education that saw him teach, serve as a principal and even serve on the school board, all in his home area of Reidsville.
In athletics, he also made his mark serving as a game official at both the high school and collegiate levels for many years. Hines was a booking agent in basketball for the NCHSAA and then served a supervisor of officials, helping recruit and train officials.
Hines has been honored by induction in both the North Carolina Central University Hall of Fame (1985) and the Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association Officials Hall of Fame (1997). He joined the NCHSAA Hall of Fame in the class of 2002-03.