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2013 Inductees

Leon E. Douglas Jr.


A three sports standout at Northumberland High School, Leon was scouted by both Milwaukee and Pittsburg while in high school. He also played Sandlot and Semi-Pro baseball and in 1960 joined the Kilmarnock Softball Team (soon to be Texacos) where in eight preseason games he compiled a .469 batting average, driving in 13 runs with two doubles, five triples and five home runs, one 400 feet plus slam.

Drafted by the Milwaukee in 1960, he joined Jacksonville of the South Atlantic League. In 1961, he played for the Wellsville of the New Yoir-Pennsylvania League where he made the All Star Team. He finished his career in 1962 with Yakima, Washington.

Throughout his career with all three teams he maintained a .300 plus batting average and was frequently near the top of the leagues with extra base hits.


Ellen Corum Gaines


Outstanding basketball player at Virginia Commonwealth University with 827 career points and 549 rebounds, Ellen held the record for most foul shots in a game (15) for 21 years.

As a varsity softball coach at Rappahannock High, she has posted a record of 401-157 (thru 2012) that includes 11 Northern Neck District Titles, 10 District Tournament Titles, six Region A Titles and was state runner up twice. She won 20 plus games for five seasons and has been Coach of the Year several times.

In basketball, Ellen has two Northern Neck District Championships, two District Tournament Titles and two Region A Titles. She has been Coach of the Year three times.

Ellen is the mother of three, Christopher 19, Michael 16 and Layla 8.


Malcolm S. Lewis


Malcolm has a career record of 123-58 and has participated in three state championship games. One as a player, one as an assistant coach and one as a head coach, winning the State Title in 1993 as an assistant coach and 2001 as a head coach.

He was the head coach of the 2002 Virginia High School Coaches Association East All Star team that included six future NFL stars. He was head football coach at Washington & Lee High for 16 years. He is currently the athletic director, a position he has held for nine years.

Malcolm is married to his high school sweetheart Patricia (King) Lewis. They have two sons Landon and Evan.