Knofel Fortner


Knofel Fortner

High School: Huron 1933


Inducted 1999

23 Yrs. in Greene & Lawrence Co. schools with a record of 340-161..four 20 victory seasons and two Bedford sectional championships (while at Shawswick) started coaching at Marco in 1936-37, then went to Scotland, Williams & Midland before going 14-7 and 18-3 in two years at Oolitic, winning the Lawrence Co. tournament each yr. in 1946-47, he began a 13 yr. tenure at Shawswick his teams went 207-82, winning the 1952-53-55 County Tourney championships & the 1952 & 1959 Bedford sectionals after coaching, spent 20 yrs. as a school supt. 18 yr. as the first supt. of the West Washington School, selected two terms on both the IHSAA Athletic council and the Board of Control. Deceased.

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