Ethel White didn’t just play two sports, she was a star in volleyball and basketball in both high school and college. She was all-conference in both sports at Grimsley High School and started in the East-West All-Star basketball game in 1975. At High Point College, White was all-conference in both sports all four years, being named Co-Player of the Year in volleyball in 1978. She was the second-leading scorer as a member of High Point’s Association of Intercollegiate Athletics for Women’s Division II national championship in 1978 while being named an All-American in both 1978 and 1979. She currently stands third on the Panthers’ all-time list in points, seventh in rebounds, and ninth in assists. White was drafted by the New York Stars of the Women’s Basketball League in 1979, playing for three teams before the league disbanded in 1981. She is a long-time member of law enforcement and security at the Navy Pier in Chicago. White is a member of the High Point University Athletics Hall of Fame.