Letter to the editor


April 24, 2020

I read with great interest the article on the back page of the April 3 Eagle about George Yellow Eyes. I saw him play many times and he was indeed a great player. I only saw him in 1957, so didn't see him in his best years.

Terry's Glen Kuehn describes the buzzer beater in the semifinals of the tournament in 1957. He described himself as the closest spectator on the Terry bench. I saw it all from about the same distance that he did. Terry had a tall, very good team. State School was short, but they fought Terry tooth and nail. With three seconds to go in overtime, George calmly sank two fr...

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