Whiteford Gymnasium Notes

With tonight being the final home game in the Whiteford Gymnasium, here are some notes, historic notes and other tidbits:

Most points by a Whiteford player: 45 points by Eddie Sharpe (1/23/1998).

Most points by a Whiteford opponent: 51, Mark Vollmar (Erie Mason, 1971).

Most points by a Whiteford girls basketball player: 44, Karen Hubbard (Nov. 21, 1979 vs. Grass Lake)

Game: Tonight is game No. 605 (and final) boys varsity basketball game at home.

Home Court Record: 389 wins, 215 losses.

First game: Dec. 16, 1958, vs. Madison (43-37 win).

Undefeated seasons at home: 1981-82, 1982-83, 1992-93, 1993-94, 2002-03, 2011-12, 2017-18.

Most wins by head coach in the gym: John Rice 233 (233-93).

Most consecutive wins: 23 (End of 1980-81 to early in 1983-84 season).

Vs. Summerfield at home, Whiteford is 36-26.

Most points by Whiteford at home: 107, Feb. 20, 1979, vs. Morenci.

Most points by opponent at home: 100, Jefferson, 3/3/2020.

The following Whiteford players scored their 1000TH career point in Whiteford gym:

Gary Carter

Everett DuPree

Brad Nieman

Eddie Sharpe

Josh DuPree

Jake DuPree

Whiteford’s girls varsity basketball team had an all-time record of 296-272 in the Whiteford Gymnasium, starting with its first game in the gym in 1972.

Kris Hubbard’s record as the Whiteford girls varsity head coach in the gym was 229-81.

John Rice and Kris Hubbard combined for 476 wins in the gym (Mr. Rice had 233 as boys varsity coach and 14 as girls varsity coach; Mrs. Hubbard had 229 as girls varsity coach).

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