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Local Legend: Sherri Tynes – Inducted into the Greater Wilmington Sports Hall of Fame for Her Impressive Coaching Record and Commitment to Fitness

BySamantha Nguyen

Apr 3, 2024
The Incredible Women’s History of Sherri Tynes

Sherri Tynes, a four-time Mid-Eastern Coach of the Year and head coach of the North Carolina East/West All-Star Game, is being inducted into the Greater Wilmington Sports Hall of Fame. Her accomplishments include winning the first-ever North Carolina High School State Championship in fast-pitch softball, as well as inductions into the Airport High School Sports Hall of Fame and the Laney High School Sports Hall of Fame. Despite her retirement, Tynes remains active and dedicated to fitness, engaging in activities like swimming, cycling, and weight training on a daily basis. She credits her passion for fitness to her background as a physical educator and coach. Tynes has always been involved in sports, starting at a young age with encouragement from her father. She played multiple sports in high school before playing basketball in college at East Tennessee State. Her coaching career began in college hoops at various universities before transitioning to high school coaching at Laney High School. Over the years, she has coached a variety of sports, including men’s and women’s golf, women’s basketball, and both fast and slow-pitch softball. She has amassed an impressive coaching record of 423-189 throughout her high school coaching career. Tynes attributes her success to the support she received from administrators, assistant coaches, student-athletes, and parents. The local legend will be honored with her induction into the Greater Wilmington Sports Hall of Fame on May 19th.

By Samantha Nguyen

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