Inductee

larry grissom

Class of 2006

Larry graduated from Deshler High School  in 1963 and Florence State College in 1968. As a high school basketball player for the Tigers. Larry was team MVP in 1963, All-District in 1963 and 1964, All-County in 1963, All-TVC in 1963, All-State in both 1962 and 1963, Most Valuable Player in Class AAA in 1963, and a High School All-American in 1963. In addition to the honors earned in basketball, he was selected to participate in the East-West Baseball game in both 1962 and 1963. While at Florence State he played basketball from 1964-1967 and baseball from 1963-1967. Following college he became a high school teacher and basketball coach. Larry has also been both basketball and baseball official for over 30 years.