On the 40-year anniversary of their 1976 Sweet Sixteen championship, members of the Edmonson County Wildcats were recognized on the floor at Rupp Arena during the 2016 Boys’ State Tournament. From left to right: Point guard Kevin Clemmons; team manager Larry Starnes; cheerleader Becky Alford Brannon; shooting guard Chester Bethel; cheerleader Lisa Meredith Price; Tim Ashley; cheerleader Stephanie Stewart Gipson; Mary Frances Davenport, widow of Coach Bo Davenport; power forward Mark Hennion; cheerleader Teri Vincent Webb; Ricky Houchin; center Phil Rich; Jimmy Cole; small forward Aaron Goad.
On the 40-year anniversary of their 1976 Sweet Sixteen championship, members of the Edmonson County Wildcats were recognized on the floor at Rupp Arena during the 2016 Boys’ State Tournament. From left to right: Point guard Kevin Clemmons; team manager Larry Starnes; cheerleader Becky Alford Brannon; shooting guard Chester Bethel; cheerleader Lisa Meredith Price; Tim Ashley; cheerleader Stephanie Stewart Gipson; Mary Frances Davenport, widow of Coach Bo Davenport; power forward Mark Hennion; cheerleader Teri Vincent Webb; Ricky Houchin; center Phil Rich; Jimmy Cole; small forward Aaron Goad. Photo submitted by Kevin Clemmons
On the 40-year anniversary of their 1976 Sweet Sixteen championship, members of the Edmonson County Wildcats were recognized on the floor at Rupp Arena during the 2016 Boys’ State Tournament. From left to right: Point guard Kevin Clemmons; team manager Larry Starnes; cheerleader Becky Alford Brannon; shooting guard Chester Bethel; cheerleader Lisa Meredith Price; Tim Ashley; cheerleader Stephanie Stewart Gipson; Mary Frances Davenport, widow of Coach Bo Davenport; power forward Mark Hennion; cheerleader Teri Vincent Webb; Ricky Houchin; center Phil Rich; Jimmy Cole; small forward Aaron Goad. Photo submitted by Kevin Clemmons

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