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West Guilford to name stadium for Coach Henderson
West Guilford high school will honor former football coach Doug Henderson, according to the Greensboro News and Record newspaper.
Henderson will be honored at halftime of Western's home football game with Southwest Guilford on September 12, when the venue will be renamed Henderson Stadium, the newspaper reports.
Henderson coached the Hornets to the NCHSAA Class 3-A state championship in 1977.  He served as head football coach, head track and field coach and athletic director from 1972-89 at Western Guilford.
A North Carolina alumnus, Henderson went 216-101-5 in a coaching career that included stops at Shallotte, Elizabethtown and East Bladen before he took over at West Guilford.  His track and field teams went 180-5 in dual and triangular meets, according to the newspaper..
Henderson was a founder of the N.C. Football Coaches Association in 1988 serving as executive secretary from 1988-2003.  He was president of the N.C. Coaches Association, which is based in Greensboro, in 1986 after serving a term on its board of directors.  Doug Henderson was inducted into the Guilford County Sports Hall of Fame in 2009.


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