Athletic Department

Athletic Department: Homer M. Thompson

Homer M. Thompson

Year Inducted: 1996
Category: Football/Baseball/Coach


- Letter winner -- Football, 1947-50; Baseball, 1949-51
- High school teacher and coach for 38 years
- Head basketball coach. Oxford Orphanage
- Head football coach, Gray High School
- Head football coach, Parkland High School, 27 years
- Athletic Director, Parkland High School, 20 years
- Career football coaching record of 251-130-5
- Teams won 15 championships and made playoffs 20 times
- Awarded 14 Coach-of-the-Year hnors during career
- Head coach of 50th Shrine Bowl, 1986
- Head coach of East-West All-Star game, 1968, 1990
- Head coach of North-South All-Star game, 1969
- North Carolina Male COach of the Year, 1987
- Inducted into Winston-Salem/Forsyth Sports Hall of Fame, 1988
- N.C. High School Athletic Association Distinguished Service Award, 1991
- Inducted into N.C. High School Athletic Association Hall of Fame, 1994
- Parkland High School's Deaton-Thompson Stadium named in his honor, 1994

Today's Events

Swimming vs. UNC WILMINGTON, 2:00
Volleyball vs. MARS HILL, 6:00VideoStats

Calendar

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November 1

Volleyball vs. WINSTON-SALEM ST. 7 p.m.

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November 3

Swimming @ Emory Invite (Day 1)

Soccer (W) @ SAC Tournament (Semifinals)

Soccer (M) @ SAC Tournament (Semifinal)

Volleyball @ Queens 7 p.m.

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November 4

Cross Country @ NCAA II Southeast Regional

Swimming @ Emory Invite (Day 2)

Football vs. NEWBERRY 1:30 p.m.

Volleyball @ Wingate 2 p.m.

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November 5

Soccer (M) @ SAC Tournament (Championship)

Soccer (W) @ SAC Tournament (Championship)

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November 7

Volleyball vs. COKER 6:30 p.m.

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November 10

Basketball (M) vs. Francis Marion 1 p.m.

Basketball (W) vs. Mount Olive 2 p.m.

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November 11

Volleyball @ Newberry 11 a.m.

Football vs. LENOIR-RHYNE 1:30 p.m.

Basketball (W) vs. Barton 4:30 p.m.

Basketball (M) @ UNC Pembroke 7 p.m.

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November 14

Volleyball in SAC Tournament (1st Round)

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November 15

Basketball (W) @ Fayetteville St. 6 p.m.

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November 17

Volleyball @ SAC Tournament (Semifinal)

Basketball (M) @ Albany State 7 p.m.

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November 18

Volleyball @ SAC Tournament (Championship)

Basketball (W) @ Bowie St. 1 p.m.

Basketball (M) vs. Montevallo 3 p.m.

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November 20

Basketball (W) vs. CHOWAN 6 p.m.

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November 21

Basketball (M) @ Winston-Salem St. 7 p.m.

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November 24

Basketball (W) @ UNC Wilmington (Exhib.) 4 p.m.

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November 29

Basketball (W) @ Queens 6 p.m.

Basketball (M) @ Queens 8 p.m.

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