Yappi Sports - THE Ohio Prep Sports Authority  

Go Back   Yappi Sports - THE Ohio Prep Sports Authority > Boys HS Sports > Boys Basketball

 
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
  #1  
Old 06-18-19, 01:56 PM
Yappi Yappi is offline
Go Buckeyes
 
Join Date: 04-15-01
Location: Ohio
Posts: 56,977
Yappi will become famous soon enoughYappi will become famous soon enough
Kentucky basketball legend 'King' Kelly Coleman dies at age 80

I know that we have a few Kentucky people on here. Heard stories about him as being one of the first major HS basketball stars.

Quote:
Kelly Coleman – better-known as “King” Kelly Coleman after becoming the all-time leading scorer in Kentucky high school basketball history – died Sunday. He was 80.

Gary West, author of “King Kelly Coleman: Kentucky’s Greatest Basketball Legend,” said Coleman had been battling cancer and was living in his hometown of Wayland, Ky.

“In my mind, he’s the biggest legend who ever played in this state,” West said.

Coleman played at Wayland High School in eastern Kentucky from 1952-56 and scored 4,337 career points. As a senior, Coleman averaged 46.8 points and was named the third winner of Kentucky’s Mr. Basketball award.
Read more:
https://www.courier-journal.com/stor...80/1474555001/
Sponsored Links
 

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
OHSAA Basketball State Tournament Tickets Go On Sale Friday Yappi Boys Basketball 0 02-05-19 10:04 PM
OHSAA to Honor 6 Former Greats in Circle of Champions at Boys State Basketball Tourny Yappi Boys Basketball 0 03-20-18 11:08 AM
Wolverine-Buckeye tournaments - Over 1,000 entries for 2018 already Wolverine-Buckeye TC Baseball 0 12-28-17 10:21 PM
D VII State Semifinal: St. Paul (13-0) vs Minster (9-4) EagleFan Football 130 11-27-17 07:26 PM


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 07:01 PM.




Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8
Copyright ©2000 - 2019, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.