Tagged: Haskell

Goodenough, Julie Roewe

Julie Roewe Goodenough, a native of Haskell, played on a Western Texas College team that went to the National Junior College Athletic Association national basketball tournament. She then played at Texas-Arlington, becoming one of the first Big Country girls to receive a Division I basketball scholarship. She has won more than 425 games in 25 […]

McMillin, Lon

Lon McMillin was a multi-sport standout in football and track at Haskell and won a state lightweight Golden Gloves title in 1938.  

Overton, Ray

Ray Overton Overton is the longest tenured coach in Abilene Cooper history, spending 19 seasons at the school, including 11 years as head coach compiling a 69-40-2 record.  A graduate of Paint Creek High School in 1941, he went to Texas A&M for a year and then joined the Air Force during World War II. […]

Kimbrough, John

John Kimbrough Kimbrough played high school football at Haskell and Abilene.  He was twice named an All-American running back at Texas A&M and helped the unbeaten Aggies claim the national championship in 1939.  He was a B-24 pilot in World War II and played professional football for the Los Angeles Dons and New York Yankees […]