John Ralls '76
Year: 1996
Team: basketball
  • One of the top scholastic girls’ basketball and softball coaches in North Carolina, he enjoyed a stellar collegiate career as a member of Guilford’s basketball and track teams in the mid-70s.
  • As a sophomore he played on the heralded 1973 men’s basketball team which captured the NAIA Championship.
  • He captained the Quakers’ hoop squad as a senior and helped Coach Jack Jensen’s club to a 92-19 record over his four seasons.
  • He teaches and coaches at Ledford Senior High School.
  • His 1995 girls’ basketball team won the state 2-A title.
  • Ledford’s softball squads have reached the state semifinals each year since 1990, winning the state championship in 1991, 1995, and 1996.