John Longfellow

 

John Longfellow

High School: Elkhart 1944

College: INDIANA UNIVERSITY 1948

Inducted 1998

Earned three letters & captained the sectional & conference championship team at Elkhart...coached at Kewanna, Jimtown, Sullivan, Mishawaka & Muncie Central...won 238 & lost 108 before retiring because of health reasons...won 7 sectionals (5 at Muncie, 1 at Sullivan, 1 at Mishawaka), 6 regionals (5 at Muncie, 1 at Mishawaka) & 2 semi-states (at Muncie Central)...took Muncie Central to state final game in 1960...record at Muncie Central was an incredible 121-19 mark best percentage for Muncie Central over 5 year period...has best winning percentage of any coach in North Central Conference history, an amazing .816 percent (40-9)

John Longfellow


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