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C. Vivian Stringer

C. Vivian Stringer  (College basketball.  Born, Edenborn, PA, Mar. 16, 1948.)  When Charlene Vivian Stringer coached Rutgers’ 2000 women’s basketball team to the Final Four, she became the first coach to lead three different schools into the women’s Final Four.  (The Lady Knights lost their semifinal game to Tennessee, 64-54).  Stringer had previously coached both Cheney (Penna.) and Iowa (1993) to […]

Howard Jones

Howard Jones (College football.  Born, Excello, OH, Aug. 23, 1885; died, Toluca Lake, NY, July 27, 1941.)  Although he was to earn fame as the long-time coach at Southern California (1925-40), Howard Harding Jones learned both football and coaching at Yale.  Jones played for powerhouse Yale teams before his 1908 graduation, coached there in 1909, […]

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