Gene Bates

Gene Bates

Honored In 2017

Also recognized as an Influential Indian is a former Indian Coach, Gene Bates. Mr. Arrington and Mr. Swanson named him along with Coach Sheffield as yet another Influential Indian who tremendously influenced many young men during their careers at Jacksonville High School. Coach Bates was unable to attend due to a recent illness, but his son, Eddie and daughter, Peggy, were both on hand to accept the award on his behalf.

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