Coach

Ralph Benson

Inducted 1995


Teacher/Coach 30 Years (1951 - 1978) (1983 – 1985)

    • Mt. Pleasant High School (1951 – 1953)
    • Summertown High School (1953 – 1969)
    • Lawrence County High School (1969 – 1978) (1983 – 1985)
      • Basketball
      • Won over 400 Games
      • 5 TSSAA State Tournament Appearances

    • Lawrence County Arena renamed the “Ralph Benson Memorial Gymnasium” in his honor
    • His team members were quoted as defining HERO in 2 words—Ralph Benson
    • Jack Dodd was quoted as saying, “If he had asked me to run thru a brick wall, I would have tried.  It is really hard for me to say what

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