1941-42 Paris High School Boy’s Team

Year Inducted: 1982

Category: Teams

Schools / Organizations: Paris High School

Biography: The 1941-42 Paris High School Tigers were undefeated and ranked number 1 going into the State Championship game against Centralia High School when the Orphan’s Dike Eddleman gave a memorable performance to upset the Tigers.  Coach Ernie Eveland’s team had won 39 straight games and were led by All Tournament players Nate Middleton, Dave Humerickhouse, Dick Foley, Max Norman, and Warren Collier.  The team’s final record was 39-1.

Team Members in the Picture:

Back Row (L to R):  Gene Hancock, David Humerickhouse, Max Norman, Delbert Glover, and Nathan Middleton.

Front Row (L to R): Coach Ernie Eveland, Robert Bandy, Paul Pederson, William Hodge, Richard Foley, Warren Collier-captain.