Jerry C. Johnson’s legacy: Many games won, but many more men were made

By , Daily Memphian Updated: February 01, 2021 10:03 AM CT | Published: January 29, 2021 12:39 PM CT
<strong>Jerry C. Johnson, then 101 years old, and his son, Dr. Jerry C. Johnson Jr.,&nbsp;admire the award from the inaugural Memphis Sports Experience and Hall of Fame ceremony at AutoZone Park on Oct. 10, 2019. The former LeMoyne-Owen College basketball coach died Jan. 24 at age 102.</strong> (Ziggy Mack/Special to the Daily Memphian file)

Jerry C. Johnson, then 101 years old, and his son, Dr. Jerry C. Johnson Jr., admire the award from the inaugural Memphis Sports Experience and Hall of Fame ceremony at AutoZone Park on Oct. 10, 2019. The former LeMoyne-Owen College basketball coach died Jan. 24 at age 102. (Ziggy Mack/Special to the Daily Memphian file)

Former players tell stories of the renowned LeMoyne-Owen basketball coach and his ways of teaching.

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John Varlas

John Varlas is a lifelong Memphian who has covered high school sports in various capacities for over 20 years.


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