Hopkins County Sports

West Hopkins High School 1968-69 Rebels Basketball Team

Kneeling: Roger Tucker, Claude Porter, Gary Rogers, Doug Harris, Kenneth Kirkwood, Dennis Lutz.

Standing: Coach Gary Morgan, Wayne Kirkwood, Rick Thorpe, Terry Harris, Alex Peyton, Mike Bailey, Treaman Downs, Asst. Coach Larry Hallum.


Upon entering the 4th quarter with 6:20 left on the clock against 3rd Region power Hughes-Kirk High School in February 1969 at WHHS, Rick Thorpe scored 18 points, finishing the game with 28 points, and only played in half the game, with Hughes-Kirk High School winning the game 76-71. He was named to the 1968 All-County Basketball Team, HM. In 1969, he was named to the All-County Basketball Team, All-7th District Tournament Team, Evansville Courier & Press All-2nd Region Basketball Team, and Louisville Courier-Journal All-State Basketball Team, HM.

Doug Harris became the girls head basketball coach at West Hopkins High School.


Submitted by: Rick Thorpe
Registry: #0000262