Living Legend

Anthony named to state hall of fame

Legendary Pickens High School volleyball coach Peggy Anthony was honored on Sunday with an induction into the S.C. Coaches Association of Women’s Sports Hall of Fame. The 14th person inducted into the hall of fame, Anthony was pinned by 2017 inductee Sherry Haithcock, who coached alongside Anthony at PHS and also coached at Daniel High before serving as a longtime coach and athletic director at Liberty High. In addition to stints coaching basketball, track and cheerleading, Anthony was the head coach of the Lady Blue Flame volleyball coach for 26 years, leading Pickens to nine state championships and earning 18 region coach of the year honors, as well as three state coach of the year awards. Photos courtesy Nikki Anthony