Jim Kessler, long-time basketball coach at Grace College, Winona Lake, Ind., marked his 750th win in his storied career last night during the Officer Terry Polston Hoops For Tournament at the Manahan Orthopaedic Capital Center. Dale Hubler, sports editor at the Warsaw, Ind., Times-Union, talked with him after the game. A portion of his story, from today’s paper, is below. Click here for the complete article.
Milestone Night For Grace College Lancers
WINONA LAKE – Sitting in a leather chair in the Grace College men’s basketball team room, his brother by his side, veteran coach Jim Kessler humbly shrugged off the fact that he just recorded the 750th win of his NAIA Hall of Fame career.
Kessler was more interested in talking about his players, and there was certainly plenty to say after Friday night’s 113-90 win over Grace Bible College at the Manahan Orthopaedic Capital Center.
In the semifinal round of the annual Officer Terry Polston Hoops For Tournament, Grace College junior Stephen Halstead made 11 three-pointers en route to a game-high 35 points, breaking his own school record of 10 treys set last season, as the Lancers improved to 7-1 on the season.
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