LAFOLLETTE, TN (WLAF) – Ron Murray turns 91- years- old on Saturday, April 10, and since he’s pretty much confined to his home, he’s wishing for birthday cards.
TOP PHOTO: Former Campbell County High Basketball Coach Len Pierce (left) is pictured with his high school coach, Ron Murray, prior to a ceremony honoring Murray at CCHS in 2015. Pierce is one of many former players that stay in touch with the old coach.
Murray is perhaps best known for coaching the La Follette High Owls Basketball Team over two different stints in the 1960s. He also served as trainer for Tennessee Vols Football under Coach Robert Neyland and later for Adolph Rupp’s Kentucky Wildcat Basketball Teams.
If you’d like to send Coach a card, his address is Ron Murray, 410 South Avenue, La Follette, Tennessee 37766. (WLAF NEWS PUBLISHED – 04/08/2021-6AM)