Eddie Hopkins played basketball for four seasons from 1973-1976, and is the 2nd leading scorer in Polar Bear history with 1,650 points. Eddie won two district championships in 1974 and 1975. Hopkins went on to play basketball and baseball at Alice Lloyd College.

In honor of his achievements, Eddie Hopkins was inducted into the 10th Region Hall of Fame, and the Bracken County Athletic Hall of Fame in 2018.