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School: Benson Graduation Year: 1949

Year Inducted: 2004

Sport Played: Cross Country

High School Honors: Three-time PIL and two-time State Cross Country Champion; lost only once in three years of competition; Finished second in State Meet as a freshman; led Benson to State Championship in 1946 and 1947; Broke 31-year-old State Mile Record as a sophomore with 4:30.8; High School All-American in 1948; ran fastest high school mile in country as a junior at 4:23.6; Three-time PIL mile champion; won State Mile title in 1948

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Benson ~ 1994 ~ Four-year Basketball letter winner; Two-time First Team All-PIL; First Team All-State; played on three State Tournament teams; Unanimous All-Tournament as a senior, tieing tournament record with