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South's Hooks to be inducted in TSSAA HOF

February 11th, 2013 3:08 pm by staff report


HERMITAGE, Tenn. — Former Sullivan South volleyball coach Sherry Hooks and football and basketball official Larry Hutchinson will be inducted into the TSSAA Hall of Fame on April 20 in Murfreesboro.

Hooks coached 21 seasons at South and earned more than 900 victories. Her teams made 18 state tournament appearances and were state champions in 1984, 1995 and 1996.

The Lady Rebels finished second in 1985 and 1998.

She was instrumental in girls volleyball moving from club status to a sanctioned TSSAA sport and helped create  the first East/West All-Star game in 1988.

Hutchinson, from Mountain City, has officiated football for 30 years and basketball for 24.

He has worked three TSSAA state championships in football and four state tournaments in basketball.

Hutchinson also has more than 20 years of college officiating experience.

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