Wells County scoring champion as a senior at Chester Center High School in 1933…a 3-year player at Ball State…went on to a 22-year coaching career…known for his uncanny ability to bring out excellence in his players, despite the fact that much of his career was spent at schools with fewer than 300 students…coached at Chester Center, Auburn, Logansport, and Vincennes…won 14 sectionals, 7 regionals and a semi state…his ’49 Auburn team made it to state finals…his teams earned top-10 recognition 6 of those years…coached a Trester Award winner, one high school All-American and numerous All-Staters…developed players for such strong college programs as Purdue, Indiana, Tennessee, Michigan State and Toledo.

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