Took his basketball and baseball talents, developed at Lawrence High School to Purdue University … 3-yr performer for the Boilermakers in both sports … won coveted Big 10 medal for scholarship and athletics in 1929 … 17 years as a high school basketball coach at Rossville, Rochester and Hammond … 8 sectional championships, 3 regionals, 1 semifinal title … for 17 years was director of physical education and athletics for Hammond’s 5 city schools … president of Indiana Coaches Association in 1942.

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