Sixth Grade Boy’s Head Coach 2003 – 2016

  • Record 36W & 5L

Freshman Boy’s Assistant Coach 2006 - 2010

  • Won Three NBC Freshman League Titles 2007 -2009 with Coach Haught

AAU Head Basketball Coach 2008 – 2011

  • Won Two Area AAU Tournaments

Vice President of Minerva Youth Basketball 2006 -2010

President of Minerva Youth Basketball 2010 – 2016

  • Won Three MYB League Titles

  • Won Twelve Area Youth Tournament

  • Raised Funds to Contribute Over $50,000 to Minerva Boys & Girls Basketball Programs through facility improvements, equipment purchases & donations &

  • Coached Over 400 players Through MYB

 

Currently employed by Miller and Company

Resides in Minerva with his wife, Cindy

MHS 1989 Graduate

  • State of Ohio Division II Back of Year in 1987

  • First Team All Ohio in 1987

  • First Team All Senate League 1987 & 1988

  • First Team All Stark County 1987 & 1988

  • First Team All Northeastern Ohio 1987 & 1988

  • Senate League Player of the Year in 1987

  • Teams had a combined record of 28-2 from 1986 - 1988

  • School record holder:

    • Most touchdowns in season - 29

    • Yards rushing in season - 2027

    • Career touchdowns - 45

    • Career yards rushing - 4215

MHS 1936 Graduate

  • The first African-American to design, build, own and operate a golf course in the world

  • First Team All-Tri County in football

  • In 1937 he formed the first golf team at Wilberforce University with his brother, Berry

  • Served as Co-captain in 1937 and made history by competing against Ohio Northern University which was th first time that a black college and a white college competed against each othe

  • Inducted into the Canton Negro Old-timers Athletic Association in 1988

  • Recipient of “The Jack Nicklaus Golf Family of the Year” in 1992

  • Recipient of “Cornerstone of Freedom Award” from the Dr. Martin Luther King Commission in 1992

  • Recipient of “Diamond in the Rough Tribute” from the National Golf Foundation in 1996

  • Inducted into the National Black Golf Hall of Fame in 1996

  • Tiger Woods Foundation began awarding two scholarships to Minerva Students annually in the name of William and Marcella Powell in 199

  • Awarded an  Honorary Doctorate from Baldwin Wallace College in humane letters in 1998

  • In 1999, after being denied a PGA membership in 1962, he was awarded a lifetime membership, retroactive to his first denial

MHS 1930 Graduate

  • Four year lettermen in football and track

  • Three year letterman in basketball

  • Wooster College 1931 - 1934 

  • Three year letterman in football, swimming and track

  • Set conference record in javelin throw - 193' 9"

  • Named Most Valuable Senior Athlete in 1939

  • Head football coach in Carrollton from 1934 - 1936 with record of 21-1

  • Head football coach Lorain from 1936 - 1946 with record of 66-22-8

  • Coached three undefeated and five league championship teams

  • Ohio High School Football Coach of the Year in 1943

  • Wooster College Hall of Fam inductee in 1973

  • Lorain Sports Hall of Fame in 1996

MHS 1953 Graduate

  • First Team All-Stark County 1951 - 1952

  • First Team Tri-County 1952 - 1953

  • Honorable Mention All-Ohio

  • School record holder

    • Most free throws in a season - 137

    • Most free throws in a career - 383

  • 1953 - 1957  Mount Union College All Conference Junior/Senior Year

  • Greater Canton Old-Timers Basketball Hall of Fame in 1999

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