CENTRAL — Daniel High School has announced the five people chosen for induction into its Athletic Hall of Fame for 2014. This group will be the second class inducted. The Hall of Fame Game is scheduled for Sept. 12 against Westside High School.vHere’s a look at the inductees:
Johnny Campbell — Class of 1967
Johnny Campbell was named All Conference, All State and Prep All-American (Coaches and Athlete Magazine) and played in the Shrine Bowl and North/South Game. He was co-captain on both teams. He was also captain of Daniel High School’s first state championship team in 1966. He was Team offensive MVP, named AA Back of the Year by the Greenville News, lettered three years in football and four years in track. Campbell played collegiately at University of Georgia and was a three-year letterman.
Andy Demori taught economics and coached at Daniel High School from 1977-1997. He is considered the “father” of Daniel soccer. Demori had an all-time coaching record of 246-88-15, which places him fifth in South Carolina soccer history. He was head coach of three state championship teams — 1979, 1981 and 1996 – and on the 1980 runner up team.
He served as the head coach of the boys’ tennis team, winning a state championship in 1981. He was head coach of the girls’ tennis team with state championships in 1979 and 1980 and runner up in 1978.
He played soccer at Clemson University and helped establish Clemson as a national soccer powerhouse. He is a member of the Clemson Athletic Hall of Fame.
Hal Garrett was a longtime public address announcer at Daniel High School and was the only PA announcer at the original Singleton Field. He retired after the final season there in 2009. He died in 2013.
Allen Sitterle coached and taught at Daniel from 1990-2006. He was a head coach, athletic director and math teacher. He compiled a 168-40 coaching record over 17 seasons, won four state championship titles (1991, 1992, 1995 and 1998), one runner up title (1997), nine Region titles and five Upperstate titles.
He was named Region Coach of the Year in 1990, 1991, 1992, 1994, 1995, 1997, 1998, 1999 and 2001 and South Carolina Coach of the Year in 1991, 1992, 1995, 1997 and 1998. He was the assistant coach for the North/South Game in 1993 and for the 2000 Shrine Bowl.
He had an all-time winning record of 252-71 at three South Carolina High Schools. He played collegiately at N.C. State and professionally for the Pittsburgh Steelers.
Terry Smith was a member of the Orlando Sentinel Dixie Dozen and Athlon’s Atlantic Coast Blue Chips. He was named one of the top 10 receivers in nation by Max Emfinger, named all-state by Greenville News, Columbia State and Associated Press and was named an honorable mention All-American by Street & Smith. He died in 1997.