E. D. Jernigan

Inducted 1993

TSSAA Official 26 Years (1930 – 1956)

    • 2 TSSAA Girl’s State Basketball Tournaments
    • 2 TSSAA Boy’s State Basketball Tournaments

Commissioner of Middle Tennessee Basketball Officials’ Association 20 Years

Supervisor of TSSAA Officials for Middle Tennessee 1 Year

Lifetime membership on TSSAA Rules Committee

  • One year, Mr. Jernigan officiated in 7 different tournaments
  • His assignments covered grade school, junior high, high school, college, and independent play (including the Harlem Globetrotters)
  • Lifetime membership in the International Basketball Association
  • Played on Middle Tennessee Teacher’s College first Freshman basketball team
  • Mr. Jernigan remembers the first basketball court he ever saw had goals made of potato baskets and a ladder was used to retrieve the ball
  • Inducted into the Coffee County High School Hall of Fame in 1992

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