TOP PHOTO: Gary Gray dunks for the camera in the Fall of 1969; his junior season as a La Follette Owl.
By Jim Freeman
LAFOLLETTE, TN (WLAF) - In 1967, La Follette High School Head Basketball Coach Jerry Dagley organized a freshman basketball team, because Gary Gray was not good enough to play on the B-Team (Junior Varsity). Dagley's logic was to find a place for someone that tall to be able to play and be on the team. Gray had the height, 6'6", but not much else.
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