Larry Ribble’s boys basketball teams enjoyed more than their share of success, winning seven state championships and qualifying for 10 other state tournaments. His teams’ state championship success started in Class C at Pawnee City before his Millard South squads won five Class A crowns. His 1970 and 1971 Pawnee City teams won 35 straight games and two state championshps. His 1989 Millard South team was the first undefeated Class A team in 30 years. Coaching from 1965 to 2004, Ribble guided his teams to a 509-280 record. He also coached at Holmesville, Dorchester, Falls City and Hastings. He coached track for 22 years at Millard South, the last 12 as head coach.