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Tennis

  • Inducted 1995

    Career
    Highlights

    • Named to First Bay City Bowling Hall of Fame 1981
    • Held Bay City Women's Bowling High Average 24 Years
    • City Championship Softball Teams 1934-1939
    • City Tennis Champion 1938
    • City Women's Golf Champion 1955 & 1957
  • Inducted 1997

    Career
    Highlights

    • 1927-1932 - Head Coach, Bay City Eastern Jr. High School
    • Men's Athletic Director, Bay City Junior College
    • 1932-1941 - Central High School Assistant Coach: Football and Basketball
    • 1932-1941 - Central High School Head Coach: Swimming, Tennis, Golf
    • 1942-1967 -- First Full Time Bay City/County Recreation Director for Multiple Sports

  • Inducted 1998

    Career
    Highlights

    • Bay City Central 1960-64 / Football, Wrestling, Tennis
    • Earned Full Football Scholarship to U of Missouri
    • Missouri - 1964-68 / Football & Wrestling
    • 1966 Sugar Bowl Starter - Offensive Guard
    • 1966 Sugar Bowl - Bell Trophy Winner
    • 15 Yr Wrestling Coach - BCC - 3 Conference Championships
  • Inducted 2005

    Career
    Highlights

    • Selected Regional Coach of the Year 7 times
    • Selected State Coach of the Year twice
    • Garber won 7 regional championships under Harold
    • Selected for the MHSTeCa Hall of Fame in 1992
    • President of MHSTeCa in 1982
  • Inducted 2013

    Career
    Highlights

    • 1959 Regional Tennis Champ at BCC
    • Varsity Tennis at Vanderbilt University 1962-64
    • Collaborated With Billie Jean King on her Biography
    • Authored Books on Tennis & Stock Car Racing
    • Writer for Sports Illustrated
    • Deceased - 2011
    Click HERE To Read MLive Article.
  • Inducted 2010

    Career
    Highlights

    • Delta College - Coached Basketball, Tennis & Golf
    • Athletic Director 33 Years
    • 1972 MCCAA Service Award
    • 1991 MCCAA Coach of the Year
    • 1999 MCCAA Distinguished Service Award
    • First President of MCCAA

    >> Click HERE to read the MLive story.

  • Inducted 1992

    Career Highlights

    • Tennis - 3-year Letterman
    • NCAA Tennis Champion - University of Michigan
    • NEM Singles Champion 19 Consecutive Years
  • Inducted 2006

    Career
    Highlights

    • 1st Bay City Woman to Bowl 300 Game
    • Played Semi-pro Fast Pitch Softball
    • 9 City Championship Bowling Teams. 1941-83
    • Bay City Women's Bowling
    • First Team All Star Squad 1963-64 & 1964-65
    • Top Performer - Golf, Tennis, Basketball, & Volleyball
  • Inducted 2008

    Career
    Highlights

    • BCC High School: Basketball, Tennis 1954
    • Bay City Jr. College: Basketball, Tennis 1956
    • WMU '59 BS Degree - CMU '68 MA Degree
    • 43 Yrs. Officiating: Football, Basketball, Girl's Softball & Volleyball
    • MHSAA Football State Finals 1988
    • MHSAA Softball State Finals 1985 and 1992
  • Inducted 1999

    Career
    Highlights

    • East Jordan HS Graduate -
      1955 (Baseball, Tennis, Football, Basketball, Track)
    • 1955 MHSAA State Singles Tennis Champion
    • Alma College 1955-57 (Basketball, Tennis)
    • Central Michigan University 1957-59 (Tennis Singles # 1)
    • 40 Years Swimming & Tennis Coach
      (419 Swim Meet Wins) (Handy, John Glenn, Western)
    • MISCA HOF 1989
      MHSCA HOF 1998
      MHSTeA HOF 2001
      John Glenn H.S HOF 2011



  • Inducted 2010

    Career
    Highlights

    • Bay City All Saints Letterman Football, Basketball & Tennis
    • Tennis - State Champ Singles 1974
    • State Basketball Champs 1974
    • WMU Mid-American Doubles Champ 1976
    • WMU Mid-American Singles Champ 1978
    • All Time WMU Tennis Victories 144

    >> Click HERE to read the MLive story.

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