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2014 – BASKETBALL – POSTHUMOUS

Cecil High School / Hickory High School

  • Captain and MVP leading Hickory High School to a division title – 1929 / 30
  • 1929: Set a single game scoring record of 76 points
  • Featured in “Ripley’s Believe It Or Not”, this record is thought to be intact to this day
  • Played semi professional basketball with the Coca-Cola All Stars – 1930 / 31

Track

  • WCIAA medalist – quarter mile relay
  • Cecil High School medalist – 75 yard dash and broad jump

Other

  • Hickory High School class valedictorian and May Queen – 1930
  • Offered an athletic / academic scholarship to Waynesburg College
  • Accepted a work / academic scholarship to Saint Francis School of Nursing

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