Hall of Fame – 2003
Harrison & Mullen
Bill coached at Harrison (Sioux County High) from ’71-’77. and then moved on to Mullen where he coached from ’77-’81. His duel record at Sioux County was 45-15. His teams also collected 20 tournament titles and he can proudly claim they did not lose a regualar season tournament in the last 4 1/2 years he was at the school. Included in those 20 tournament titles are 3 district championships and 1 state championship in 1976. They were also district runner-up 2x. While at Mullen, they won 3 regular season tournaments and in second place at six more including a district runner-up. While at Sioux County he had 3 state champs and 5 while at Mullen. He has been involved with the Kids Wrestling Program for 7 yers. and has also done some officiating. A man of many talents, he has directed wrestling tournaments for 5 years including a number of district tournaments. He has been involved with seeding meetings, announcing and all that goes with the sport. Bill was on the NSWCA Board (’78-’79) and was chosen Class D Wrestling Coach of the Year in ’76. He was elected to the Chadron State College Athletic Hall of Fame in ’92. He feels his biggest enjoyment came to him in 1976 when the Sioux County team took the state title. However, he recalls, “winning the ’73 Mlullen Invitational while at Sioux County which was the school’s first tournament win was also very speical.” Bill is introduced by Dan Brost of Mullen, Hall ’94.