White Knoll welcomes first Hall of Fame class
Lexington, SC - White Knoll High School proudly announces the members of its inaugural Athletic Booster Club Hall of Fame Class, featuring both student-athletes and coaches.
Honorees include Kerry Donovan Allen, David “Lumpy” Anderson, Ivan Bumgarner, Steve Evans and Jonny Thompson.
Allen, member of the class of 2004, lettered four times in track and tennis. She received all-region four times and team MVP honors in tennis. Allen became the first female in school history to receive an athletic scholarship, attending USC Aiken.
A 2005 graduate, Anderson lettered four times in baseball, also receiving all-state player honors three times. Anderson went on to become an All-American at Coastal Carolina and Big South Player of the year in 2009.
A finalist for Mr. Football for his record-setting 220 tackles, Bumgarner was MVP of the Timberwolf football team in 2000. Teammates named him the school’s first captain of the football and baseball teams. Bumgarner later attended Charleston Southern University.
Evans, the first Timberwolf basketball player to score 1,000 points, lettered four times in basketball. He earned all-state and North/South honors in 2005, receiving a scholarship to Coker College.
Coach Thompson, head baseball coach from 2000–2011, led his teams to four region championships, four district championships and the 2010 4A state championship. Six-time recipient of Region Coach of the Year, Thompson finished his career with 211 career wins. Prior to coaching at White Knoll High, Thompson won three state championships while assistant coach to Tommy Williams at Lexington High.
WKHS celebrated the Hall of Fame inductees at the Lexington Chamber of Commerce on February 8.