Atlantic City High School boys basketball coach Gene Allen leads the lists of inductees into the Atlantic City High School Hall of Fame this spring.
The induction will be held 2 p.m. May 18 in the Fannie Lou Hamer Event Room at the Atlantic City campus of Stockton University. Admission is $5.
Allen has led the Vikings to the three state championships – the only state titles in the program’s history. Allen took over the program in 2003 and has a career record of 346-116.
Other inductees are:
Vernell Ross: First Vikings girls basketball player to score 1,000 career points.
Kim Warren: Standout basketball and track and field athlete.
Brandon Manno Cole: Outstanding baseball pitcher.
Romaine Haywood: Led the Vikings basketball team to a 29-1 record in 1991-92.
Michael Pelosi: Track and field standout earned 12 varsity letters.
Steve Van Note: Was MVP of the baseball all four of his seasons and also excelled in football and basketball.
Herman Dannenbaum: Standout football player in the 1930s.
William Hiltner: Excelled as a three-sport athlete in the late 1930s and early 1940s.
Lloyd Barksdale: A formr long-time Atlantic City boys basketball assistant. He served as mentor and father figures for countless Atlantic City student athletes.
1929 boys basketball team: Finished 16-2 and was the state championship runner-up.
1964 football team: Finished 8-1 and shutout four opponents.
2005 boys basketball team: Won first state championship in the program's history.