Walter Riggs

 

Walter Riggs

High School: Evansville Central 1931

College: EVANSVILLE COLLEGE 1935

Inducted 1988

A 2-yr letter-winner for Evansville Central...led team to regional title as a senior...also won hotly contested city title that year...a 4-yr player for Evansville College...team captain as a senior...Aces' high scorer that year...played with an Evansville independent team...entered coaching ranks, and in '47 became varsity coach at his high school alma mater...Central won sectional, regional and semi-state a year later, losing '48 state title game to Lafayette Jefferson...coached Central to 4 city championships, 3 conference titles, 5 sectionals and 5 regionals...in 7 seasons his teams posted 132-43 record...retired from coaching to become an Evansville school administration.

Walter Riggs


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