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Head Coach Ed Jinks Inducted into the Greater Savannah Athletic Hall of Fame May 4, 2009

SAVANNAH, GA (WTOC) - 5 new names were enshrined in the Greater Savannah Athletics Hall of fame. 3 as athletes and two as citation honorees.

Monday night at the Savannah Civic Center, football player, Hinton Davis. Davis graduated from Benedictine lettering all four years at BC as a tackle on the football team. The Cadets won the City Championship two years in a row and he was the captain of the team in 1955. He played college football at Furman and after a year transferred to UGA where he played with Frank Tarkenton and Pat Dye. He helped UGA go undefea

ted and win the SEC Championship in 1959.

Football, baseball and basketball player Gary Allen was also inducted Monday night. During his he excelled at three sports at Savannah High. He won a region championship with the Blue Jackets and was a pitcher and shortstop for the baseball team. He was a captain on the basketball team and started three years.

Basketball player Edward Daniels. Daniels went to Johnson High School and led his team to a state championship in basketball in 1969.

Paul Rousakis was on hand to accept his father, John's induction as a citation Honoree.

John Rousakis was a 1947 of Savannah High. He played basketball for the Blue Jackets, he earned a to Kentucky but injuries prevented him from playing. He served in teh U.S. Army Counter Intelligence Corps in the Korean War and after the war he moved back to Savannah to become active in the community. He was mayor and was a big force in getting some Olympic events to Savannah.

Ed Jinks was also inducted as a citation honoree. Jinks was a former student athlete. He was a track star which earned him a scholarship to FAMU. Ed also coached football, basketball and track after his playing days.

SAVANNAH, GA (WTOC) - 5 new names were enshrined in the Greater Savannah Athletics Hall of fame. 3 as athletes and two as citation honorees.

Monday night at the Savannah Civic Center, football player, Hinton Davis. Davis graduated from Benedictine lettering all four years at BC as a tackle on the football team. The Cadets won the City Championship two years in a row and he was the captain of the team in 1955. He played college football at Furman and after a year transferred to UGA where he played with Frank Tarkenton and Pat Dye. He helped UGA go undefeated and win the SEC Championship in 1959.

Football, baseball and basketball player Gary Allen was also inducted Monday night. During his he excelled at three sports at Savannah High. He won a region championship with the Blue Jackets and was a pitcher and shortstop for the baseball team. He was a captain on the basketball team and started three years.

Basketball player Edward Daniels. Daniels went to Johnson High School and led his team to a state championship in basketball in 1969.

Paul Rousakis was on hand to accept his father, John's induction as a citation Honoree.

John Rousakis was a 1947 of Savannah High. He played basketball for the Blue Jackets, he earned a to Kentucky but injuries prevented him from playing. He served in teh U.S. Army Counter Intelligence Corps in the Korean War and after the war he moved back to Savannah to become active in the community. He was mayor and was a big force in getting some Olympic events to Savannah.

Ed Jinks was also inducted as a citation honoree. Jinks was a former student athlete. He was a track star which earned him a scholarship to FAMU. Ed also coached football, basketball and track after his playing days.

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