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Joliet Jr College, Joliet, IL 1938 Basketball Team

Joliet Jr College, Joliet, IL 1938 Basketball Team

State Champions

Standing: Phillip Meyers, Chester Cooper, Bill Knowles, Roger Rush, Coach A. A. Wills

Seated: Bob Layfield, Ted Krumpoch, Bob Dowse, Ray McGrath, Walt Huey

Bob Archambeault and Bernard Fornango were also on the team but are not in the photograph.

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AA "Fizz" Wills

Fizz Wills was my maternal grandfather. I would very much appreciate any information anyone might have about him.
Thank you so much,
Linda

Fizz Wills

Linda,

While I didn't know Fizz personally, I did meet him several times, and saw him coach.

For more information, you might check a group on Facebook called "You know you're from Joliet if..." - several people there with a wide range of experience and knowledge of the area...

Also, sportswriter Dick Goss @ the Jolliet Herald News should have some info...

Thanks!

 

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