2-yr varsity player for Rochester Zebras despite weighing in at 125 lb…played on 2 sectional championship teams…captain, MVP and leading scorer in 1945…set school free throw record and finished 2nd in conference in scoring…also conf. high jump champ and undefeated in 3 yrs as softball pitcher…following service, earned 5 letters at Valparaiso, led nation in free throw pct…Valpo’s captain, MVP, and top scorer as senior….coached and taught 6 yrs at Talma High, then returned to Rochester where he served for 32 years as a teacher, coach, athletic director, counselor, and assistant principal…authored a book on Rochester sports history, served twenty years on the City Council, and helped found the Northern Lakes Conference.

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