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Years: 1944

Sam Hoover, Jr.

Sam Hoover, Jr., Middlebury High School (1944) Starring at Middlebury in the early 1940s in basketball and baseball, Sam was later offered a professional baseball contract by the Chicago Cubs and Cleveland Indians in 1948. In between, Sam served the U. S. military and pitched for Kobe Base, American League of Japan in 1946. In […]

Howard Lewallen

Howard Lewallen, Concord High School (1944) Howard was a three-year letter winner in basketball, baseball and track. As a basketball player he scored 384 career points, was known as a great defensive guard and was later named to Coach Les McCuen’s all-time starting five. In baseball, he was a pitcher and played third base. On […]

Bob Kennedy

BOB KENNEDY, BRISTOL HIGH, 1944 Bob scored 277 points to lead the Pirates in basketball scoring in 1944 and twice broke the one-game scoring record. He first scored 39 points in a single game and later poured in 48 points in a contest against Howe. He also lettered in baseball at Bristol and won letters […]

Bruce Seller

BRUCE SELLER, ELKHART HIGH, 1944 Bruce excelled in 4 sports at Elkhart HS, winning three varsity letters each in football, basketball and track, then joining the baseball team in the spring of his senior season (spring football had prevented his playing previously). Playing end and tackle, he was MVP in football and captain his senior […]

Amzie Miller

AMZIE MILLER, Middlebury H.S., 1944 AII-Elkhart County basketball team member in 1943 and 1944 Four-year letter winner in basketball and baseball Graduated from Manchester College Played baseball and football at Manchester Coached basketball 8 seasons at Brighton High School, 4 seasons at Adams Central and 1 season at New Carlisle compiling a 198-92 career coaching […]

Robert “Stormy” Pfohl

ROBERT (STORMY) PFOHL, Goshen H.S., 1944 All-Sectional basketball team member in 1944 Named Northern Indiana Conference football MVP in 1943 Earned appointment to Naval Academy, but played collegiate football at Purdue University for two seasons Played professional football for the Baltimore Colts in 1948 and 1949 Coach and teacher at Marion (Ind.) High School Member […]