Former George Washington Basketball Star John Hodges Inducted Into Hall of Fame
On the night of Friday, November 16th, former George Washington basketball player, John Hodges, will be inducted into the Hall of Fame after giving the school back to back state championships in 1983 and 1984. Hodges will be honored for his many achievements with the basketball program and celebrate his induction during this event. This is currently set to be held at George with the ceremony taking place during the 6th Annual Green and White Alumni Game.
The alumni game is a fun event where many of the former players from the years 1978-2000 will reunite and play some basketball, making it a great time for the special induction. Basketball coach Reggie Hammons stated more about the game, “People who used to play for basketball…from 78’ all the way up to 2000, all the alumni come in and play,(and) just get everyone back and have a nice reunion.” During the alumni game, former GW basketball player John Hodges will be on display, as well as being inducted into the Hall of Fame due to the great things he brought to George. This resume’ includes back to back state championships in the years 83’ and 84’ and being an impactful force for both the school and the community.
Hammons went on to speak more about what makes John Hodges a HOF inductee, “What he did for the school, he won the state championship in 83’ and 84’, and what he did outside the community.” Many are anxiously awaiting for the ceremony, as they will finally be able to give Hodges the recognition he deserves. After the induction, John Hodges will go down in George Washington High School’s history forever.