Madisonville Kentucky Sports
Johnny and Charlotte married on February 12, 1966 and would celebrate 50-4 years together this year. Johnny died yesterday at the age of 65 from a heart attack at his home in Louisville, Kentucky. He is survived by his wife Charlotte, son Johnny Jr., and daughter-in-law Carol, 45.
He soon learned to appreciate the love and drive John Calipari gave him, and his limited playing time was no problem. He was excited to get involved early because he could spend more time with his wife Charlotte and daughter-in-law Carol and son Johnny Jr.
Ramsey was named coach of the Utah Stars on July 1, 1987, after an 84-game season that began with Gene Rhodes as coach of the first 15 games and Alex Groza as assistant coach of the Kentucky Aluminals. The Colonels lost in the second round of the playoffs, which Ramsey coached them, despite having a 32-35 record. He was also part of a team that helped the Celtics win the NBA championship in their first ever playoff appearance. They lost to the Bob Pettit-led St. Louis Hawks in an NBA Finals, which also featured former Kentucky graduate and future NBA Hall of Famer Larry Bird.
I grew up in England, where I played football, but I didn't know Mitchell, who has cerebral palsy and epilepsy, played in Madisonville. Britain was then the largest university in Kentucky, had a great coach in Adolph Rupp, and their basketball team won the NCAA championship. I went north every week and we went up there to visit a friend of mine.
He taught four sports at Madisonville High School, was an assistant coach in basketball, football and baseball and was head golf coach for several years. He was also the head coach of the Kentucky Colonels in the ABA during the 1970-1971 season and was head coach for the 1972-73 and 1973-74 seasons, led by his son Louie Ramsey Jr. Ramsey retired from public education after 32 years and taught at the University of Kentucky for four years, first as a teacher and then as head coach in basketball.
He led the Maroons to a 26-9 record and a second-place finish in the national championships in his junior season. He also led the team to its first appearance as a player in school history - and was a finalist for the Kentucky Basketball Hall of Famer Award for the nation's best player.
He was appointed Sporting AP in 1951 and UPI Sporting All - America First Team and the first - ever - all-star team in the U.S. Basketball Hall of Fame. He was a member of the National Collegiate Basketball Writers' Association (NBCWA) in 1952 and was also named to Sporting, AP and UPI in 1951.
Ramsey also played baseball in England and formed the All-SEC First Team in 1951, '52 and' 54 as an outfielder. Ramsey also plays baseball for Great Britain and made the SEC's first team in 1952, 1953 and '54 as a catcher and the first ever selection to the U.S. Baseball Hall of Fame in basketball.
The 6-foot-3 guard was drafted into the All-America first team by Converse Athletic in his first year as a member of the U.S. national team. Men's national team. The 5 '11 "point guard from Louisville, Kentucky, was introduced as the All-America First Team by various sports publications in his first season.
White led MNHHS with 27 points and 17 boards in the contest, his first career double-double. Ramsey scored 1,344 points (14.8 ppg), which ranks him fourth in school history at this point, and grabbed 1,038 rebounds (11.4 rpg) in his career, a school record that was later matched by his teammate and later Teammate of the U.S. men's national team, Bobby White. The 6-foot-2 guard from Louisville, Kentucky, who won the Helms national title with the team in 1954, averaged 13.5 points, 6.0 rebounds and 4.2 assists per game for the Wildcats. He averaged 12.1 points per game and 5.6 rebounds per game in his senior season.
In the championship, which the Celtics won after Ramsey's retirement, they had the likes of Al Horford, John Havlicek, Paul Pierce, James Harden, Kevin Garnett and Michael Jordan. Ramsey averaged twice - as a celebrated sixth man, a role he made popular with his success.
Ramsey, Hagan and Tsioropoulos graduated from Kentucky in 1953 and were eligible for the NBA Draft. He later used his business education in the UK to open a bank, but after serving in the NBA he could not afford to live. My off-season is much better because I have the right attitude for this season.
He didn't feel he was playing for the entire state, but he did when he attended the University of Kentucky basketball practice in Madisonville, Kentucky.