Fouled Out: Junior, Senior Year
February 17, 2022
In 11th grade, I was a starter for the JV team and on a few occasions I was allowed to dress for the varsity team. Usually at half-time for the varsity team, the head Coach Dale Batzel would give me and Ronald Steele the nod to go dress for the second half. Those were the days that I wanted our varsity team to have a great lead by half time!
My senior year was extra special. I was five-foot-ten and 155 pounds. A thin, lanky fellow, with a big smile. The 1968-69 basketball season was off to a poor start as our tall man and center Tom Beach had a shoulder injury during the football season and...