Hall of Fame Inductees, Alphabetically by Last Name Gene Harmon – Schuyler

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Athlete. The 6-foot-7 forward from Schuyler starred with center Chuck Jura on the 1968 Class B state championship basketball team.  Referred to as the “Jolly Green Giants,” the Schuyler Warriors were considered by some to be the best Class B team of all time.  During his high school career, Gene was a noted rebounder and defensive player, while maintaining a scoring average of 24.3 points per game.  Gene scored 53 points against York in 1969 for a single-game school record.   Gene racked up a career total of 1,466 points.  He also played football and was a gold medal champion in the high hurdles. He played college basketball for Creighton University graduating with a business degree in 1975.