One of Frederick County’s most distinguished citizens was Harry O. Smith. A graduate of Frederick High School, Western Maryland College, and Duke University, Smith lettered in soccer, baseball, and wrestling at Western Maryland. He coached Brunswick High School to a state soccer championship in 1933. He coached numerous championship teams during a 21-year career. He served as principal to four county high schools during his 44 years of service. Smith was a founder of the Glade Valley Athletic Association, Walkersville Little League, and the Frederick County Junior League in the early 1950s.