Jim Capehart recalled that he had four coaches in his four year career. (1949-1953) They were Vern Piety, freshman, Jim Ruby, sophomore, Henry Sommer, junior, and Cliff Davis, senior. Cliff Davis returned to coaching and coached at Waynetown for five years. The Gladiators ended up at 36-61 under Davis. After several other coaches tried to turn the Waynetown fortunes around, Tom Bowerman, the dean of Montgomery County coaches moved from Alamo to Waynetown and coached for fi
Editors Note: Cam Saunders, Aaron Barnett, and Seth Johnson finished as the runner-ups in the inaugural Journal Review Boy's Athletic Career Achievement Award. Details about the award and the girls and boys winner will be announced later this week.
The razor-tight tally gives an indication of the quality of the three male athletes who finished in the second spots for the inaugural Career Achievement Award sponsored by the Journal Review.
Only a couple points separated the
Editors Note: Addie Laskowski, Mary Jackman, and Lilly Ward finished as the runner-ups in the inaugural Journal Review Girl’s Athletic Career Achievement Award. Details about the award and the girls and boys winner will be announced later this week.
This trio might have finished second, but they left a first-place legacy.
Addie Laskowski, Mary Jackman and Lilly Ward finished just behind the winner that will be announced later this week for the inaugural Career Achievemen
Jim Capehart recalls the glory days of the middle 40s when his Dad, Ralph, led the Gladiators.
“My dad was a school teacher, English grammar, which explains my language skills, history, and government. He was also the basketball and baseball coach, basketball being by far the most important. Every coach dreams that sometime in his career he has THE TEAM. From fall of 1943 through spring of 1946 Dad had THE TEAM. You can read about it on the Montgomery County Basketball Hal