Jesse Wood

 

Jesse Wood

High School: Bedford 0000

College: INDIANA STATE, PURDUE 1910, 1917

Inducted 1973

A baseball and football player at Bedford, which he 'left' in 1906...played basketball and football at Indiana State Normal in 1910...left that school to coach tiny Wingate High School in 1912 and '13...in that second year, Wingate posted 21-4 record despite playing without a gymnasium...won state championship, 15-14, in a 5-overtime game in which the referee had ruled that the first team to score 2 points would be the winner...coached Rockville to 18-6 record a year later, before returning to school.

Jesse Wood


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