D.A. Taylor

Basketball Challenge
The D.A. Taylor Basketball Challenge
in honor of D. A. Taylor '96
Thursday and Saturday,
November 29 and December 1

Hosted by the Norfolk Academy Basketball Program with special guests Gale and Stanley Taylor

A basketball-filled day in honor of D.A. Taylor, with all proceeds benefitting the D.A. Taylor Charitable Foundation.

Thursday, November 29
5:00 p.m. - Introduction to the D.A. Taylor Basketball Challenge
by Friends of D.A.
5:00 - 8:00 p.m. - Basketball Games

Saturday, December 1
9:00 am - 3:00 p.m. - Basketball Games
11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. - Cookout in the Pit

(Download the complete game schedule.)

More About D.A. Taylor and the Foundation

D.A. was an honor student, a National Merit Semifinalist, and a three-sport athlete at Norfolk Academy. More important, he was a positive influence in the lives of all with whom he associated. In February 1995 when D.A. was a junior, he became ill with meningococcal meningitis. After a courageous battle, D.A. lost his fight on March 20, 1995.

In 2006, his family and friends founded the D.A. Taylor Charitable Foundation to honor D.A.'s spirit and the quintessential and symbolic good that he represented. His existence touched all of us, and it is our proud obligation to prolong that spirit through his name. All proceeds will go directly to the foundation.
The D.A. Taylor Sportsmanship Award is chosen by the coaches and officials and awarded to the team exhibiting the highest degree of sportsmanship throughout the tournament.