TOP PHOTO: Look for Howard St. John, Number 80, in the middle of the top row.

LAFOLLETTE, TN (WLAF) – To say Howard St. John excelled in football, basketball and track during his days at La Follette High is an understatement.

“He was the best basketball player to go through Campbell County. Period,” said Bobby Heatherly, a freshman St. John’s senior year at LHS. Heatherly calls St. John the best shooter and punter he ever saw.

A clipping from one of the Knoxville Newspapers about St. John.

And about that punt. “He had a 75-yard punt against Oneida, and they returned it for a touchdown. Howard was blocked down five times and got back up everytime, Heatherly said.

Listen to Heatherly’s full interview HERE. (WLAF NEWS PUBLISHED – 01/22/2021-6AM)