The Herald Banner, Greenville, TX

January 30, 2014

Celeste to honor 1964 state tournament team


Herald-Banner Staff

CELESTE — Members of Celeste’s 1964 state tournament boys basketball team will be recognized, marking the 50th anniversary tonight at the Blue Devils’ home basketball games against Bland.

The former players will be honored during a reception in the Celeste High School Library and then are to be introduced between the girls and boys games in the high school gymnasium. The junior varsity action starts at 4:30 p.m.

Coached by G.W. Tillerson, the Blue Devils’ roster included Ronnie Clinton, Lloyd Lanier, Joe Tillerson, Mark Hackney, David Pruitt, Jerry Weatherley, W. S. Giles, Bud Roach, Monty Blakemore, Joe Rodriguez, Duane Compton, Oliver Craver, Guille Seigler, Jackie Jackson, Jimmy Steed, Richard Rust, Larry Martin, Harry Childress, Garland Evans, Danny Lipsey, Bill Gibson, Ray Wofford and David Hackney.