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Hopkins, City grad Scroggs to receive IMLCA Creators Award
Hopkins, City grad Scroggs to receive IMLCA Creators Award

Baltimore native Willie Scroggs, who led North Carolina to three national titles in a six-year span, will receive the Intercollegiate Men's Lacrosse Coaches Association Creators Award on Dec. 13. The awards luncheon will be held during the IMLCA convention in Baltimore. A graduate of City, Scroggs played midfield at Johns Hopkins and later served as the top assistant coach for seven years. In July 1978 he was hired to take over a North Carolina program on shaky ground; according to a 1981 Sports Illustrated article, 14 players were suspended during the 1978 season. Scroggs revamped the program and led it to the 1981, 1982 and 1986 NCAA Division I championships and a 120-37 record...

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