Friends of Basketball
Year Inducted: 1981
Category: Friends of Basketball
Schools / Organizations: (Sparland) Mid-County High School
Biography: Howard Laible was associated with Lacon and Mid-County basketball beginning in 1934. In 1942, Laible became official timer at Lacon-Mid-County-High School. Starting in 1964 he served as timer for both high school and junior high school. Laible, a yard foreman for Allen Lumber Co. in Lacon, received the award of merit from Mid-County Faculty, and honorary membership in the Mid-County Lettermen’s Club, a lifetime pass to all Mid County Sports Activities, and was a lifetime member of the Mid-County Booster’s Club. Howard passed away on February 12, 1985.