George Foree

George Foree

(1939-2001)

George Foree

George Foree, a 1961 graduate of Winston-Salem State University and member of the school’s Hall of Fame, was a dominant player on their championship basketball team for four years under the guidance of coach “Big House” Gaines. In 1962, Foree was recognized as the Most Valuable player in the CIAA tournament. Foree coached basketball at High Point’s William Penn High School and led the 1968 team to the North Carolina High School Athletic Conference 4-A title. Foree also coached at Andrews High School. Foree was often remembered as “Coach” or “Big George.” 

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