Basketball legend George Yelloweyes


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George Yelloweyes

Editor's note: This article about George Yelloweyes, eastern Montana basketball great, originally appeared in the February 26 issue of the Terry Tribune.

by Norm Clarke

Special to the Tribune

The legendary life of George Yelloweyes illuminated Montana like a comet.

He lit up basketball scoreboards, too, leaving demoralized defenders in his wake.

Some Montana sports historians consider him the greatest shooter in state history.

Glenn Kuehn, a 1960 Terry High graduate, witnessed two golden moments associated with the 5-foot-6 phenom. More than 60 years later, Yelloweyes is listed among the st...

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