Alva Staggs


Alva Staggs

High School: Walton 0000


Inducted 1966

One of the great early coaches...known as 'the grand old man of Indiana high school basketball'... just 3 years out of Wabash College, his Lebanon team won the state title... a year later, now coaching at Anderson, his team lost state final to Lebanon... took 10 more Anderson teams to the state tourney in 14-year tenure... Anderson record 237-64, a .787 mark... became athletic director there in 1932, but a year later moved back to Monticello, where he had begun coaching... won 3 sectionals in 10 seasons there... 4-sport performer at Walton High School... held state record in track.

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