Led State High to state ranking as senior…3-yr varsity performer …co-captain as senior … lettered 4 years in tennis and 2 in baseball …attended ISU following World War II, playing for the legendary John Wooden for 2 yrs, and then for Coach John Longfellow…named to Helms All-American first team in ’48…named MVP of NAIB tourney at Kansas City…nation’s 10th leading scorer that year…as a high school coach, he led Fowler to 3 sectional crowns in 4 seasons…returned to Indiana State as varsity basketball coach…held that position 12 years and was tennis coach for 25…he was nationally ranked in both singles and doubles on senior tennis tour.

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