The 1956 All-State High School Basketball Tournament Team, plus the sister of Kelly Coleman, who accepted the gift in King Kelly’s absence. Front row, left to right, Rex Story, Mayfield; Dave Eakins, Henderson; E.A. Couch, Carr Creek; Bobby Shepherd, Carr Creek; Pascal Benson, Henderson; back row, Harry Todd, Earlington; Byron Pinson, Henderson; Linda Coleman, Wayland; Corky Withrow, Central City, and Billy Ray Lickert, Lafayette. Photo was taken after Carr Creek defeated Henderson 72-68 for the state title on March 17, 1956, in Memorial Coliseum.
The 1956 All-State High School Basketball Tournament Team, plus the sister of Kelly Coleman, who accepted the gift in King Kelly’s absence. Front row, left to right, Rex Story, Mayfield; Dave Eakins, Henderson; E.A. Couch, Carr Creek; Bobby Shepherd, Carr Creek; Pascal Benson, Henderson; back row, Harry Todd, Earlington; Byron Pinson, Henderson; Linda Coleman, Wayland; Corky Withrow, Central City, and Billy Ray Lickert, Lafayette. Photo was taken after Carr Creek defeated Henderson 72-68 for the state title on March 17, 1956, in Memorial Coliseum. E. Martin Jessee Staff file photo
The 1956 All-State High School Basketball Tournament Team, plus the sister of Kelly Coleman, who accepted the gift in King Kelly’s absence. Front row, left to right, Rex Story, Mayfield; Dave Eakins, Henderson; E.A. Couch, Carr Creek; Bobby Shepherd, Carr Creek; Pascal Benson, Henderson; back row, Harry Todd, Earlington; Byron Pinson, Henderson; Linda Coleman, Wayland; Corky Withrow, Central City, and Billy Ray Lickert, Lafayette. Photo was taken after Carr Creek defeated Henderson 72-68 for the state title on March 17, 1956, in Memorial Coliseum. E. Martin Jessee Staff file photo

Lafayette’s Billy Ray Lickert, a Mr. Basketball and a UK star, dies at 78

September 13, 2017 11:40 AM