Jess McAnally


Jess McAnally

High School: Greencastle 1933


Inducted 1972

Won the 1932 Gimbel Award as a junior, an unprecedented achievement ... his Greencastle team went to state finals 3 straight years ... lost to Martinsville in '33, despite fact that McAnally controlled every center jump ... also runner-up in '31 to Muncie ... in '33, lost in semifinals to New Castle ... moved on to Northwestern, lettering as a sophomore ... died a year later following an infection ... honored by the people of Greencastle, with the city's auditorium-gymnasium used for high school and college games named in his honor ... named to Herb Schwomeyer's consensus all-time team of 1926-40.

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