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Years: 1957

Toby Kidder

TOBY KIDDER, Coach (Fairfield) Elkhart, 1957, 8 varsity letters – 3 basketball, 3 cross country, 2 baseball Coaching Career: Fairfield High School 20 years boys and girls track and field coach 6 years – girls basketball coach 19 years – head football coach 7 years – boys and girls cross country coach 7 years – […]

Vance Lopp

VANCE LOPP, Nappanee High School, 1957* Earned 10 varsity letters in 3 sports – track, football and basketball * Earned 4 varsity letters in track and field. Helped Bulldogs to mile relay championship at Elkhart County Track Meet in 1954 * Earned 3 varsity letter s in football. Helped Bulldogs compile 22-4 record from 1955-57 […]

Ted Luckenbill

Ted Luckenbill, Elkhart High School (1957) One of the best basketball players to play at Elkhart HS, Ted was a member of the Indiana All-Star team that played Kentucky high school all-stars in 1957. He played varsity basketball for three years at EHS and the teams won Sectionals in 1956 and 1957 and played in […]

Thomas L. “Tom” Sawyer

Thomas (Tom) L. Sawyer, Wakarusa High School, 1957 Tom led the county in basketball scoring his senior year with 484 points (22.0 ave.) capping a fine career in which he helped Wakarusa win many games. He set single game Wakarusa gymnasium scoring record  with 44 points. First team “All-Sectional” and “All-County Tourney.” Nominated for Indiana […]

Orville Yoder

ORVILLE YODER, MILLERSBURG, 1957 Orville lettered in basketball (3 years), track (2 years) and baseball (1 year) at Millersburg. Sportswriters of the day frequently referred to him as “little,” “diminutive,” and “bespectacled,” to describe the 5-7, 130-pounder who wore glasses. The playmaking guard, often the hero of late-game rallies, was a fan favorite. Orville, who […]

Larry Lakins

LARRY LAKINS, NAPPANEE, 1957 Larry played football and track (he held the hurdle record for nearly a decade) at Nappanee, but is best remembered for outstanding basketball career. He was named to the all-sectional team as a junior and senior. Lakins was the Bulldogs leading scoring in his junior and senior seasons and led the […]