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Years: 1939

E. Dale Swihart

E. Dale Swihart, Elkhart High School (1939) Dale earned eleven varsity letters in four sports at Elkhart HS in the late 1930’s. He earned All-State honors as a quarterback in 1938, then played football at Indiana University under coach Bo McMillin. During WWII, he served in Europe for 3 1/2 years with the Fifth Armored […]

Bill Hollar

BILL HOLLAR, NEW PARIS HIGH,1939 An outstanding basketball player, Bill led the Cubs to the Elkhart County small school tournament championship and was the leading regular-season scorer prior to sectional action. He had 200 points at the close of the season, but was passed by Nappanee’s Bob Rensberger and Concord’s Lyle Hoffman during sectional action. […]

Kenneth App

KENNETH APP, ELKHART HIGH, 1939 Kenny began 40 years of athletic service to the area in 1942. He was a scorekeeper, referee, line judge, public address announcer, starter, timer, finish judge and chain gang coordinator for high school events. Kenny worked with track coaches Chelsea Boone, Matt Ronzone and Jim Eger. He was right-hand man […]

Robert Rensberger

ROBERT (BOB) RENSBERGER, Nappanee H.S., 1939 All-Sectional basketball team member in 1939 NIHSC team member and scoring champion in 1939 Four-sport standout at Nappanee Named to Indiana Silver Anniversary team in 1963 Played basketball at and graduated from University of Notre Dame Played basketball professionally two seasons with the Chicago Gears and one season with […]