Graham’s Ahmad Bradshaw played in the Graham vs Bluefield game for 4 years. He graduated in 2003, helping lead his team to the State Finals in 2001 and the state semi finals in 2002. He continued his football career at Marshall University and today plays in the NFL for the New York Giants. Accepting the award on behalf of Ahmad were his sister and brother.
The Hall of Fame inductee from Bluefield High School is Andrew “Pete” Wood. Mr. Wood played for Bluefield High School from 1965-1967 and was a member of the 1965 and 1967 championship teams. He graduated in 1968 and was selected as a Parade All-American. He continued his career at West Virginia University for the Mountaineers and led the nation in rushing for two straight years. Accepting the award for Mr. Wood was his nephew, Bluefield Coach John Thompson IV.