Pete Stout was a very successful high school football coach before he returned to his college alma mater to coach there. Prior to his coaching at Catawba from 1983 to ‘86, where he was a four-year letter winner in football and basketball during his playing days, Stout had stints at Altamahaw, Western Alamance, Salisbury Boyden, Burlington Williams and Morganton Freedom High Schools. In 28 years as a head coach in high school he rolled up a record of 234-63-14 with two NCHSAA state 3-A championships and a pair of runner-up finishes. At Burlington Williams his teams compiled a then-state record of 43 consecutive wins. Stout is a member of the Rowan County Sports Hall of Fame and the Catawba College Sports Hall of Fame. He was born in Alamance County and attended Haw River High School.
July 8, 2019