George Johnson

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Johnson coached virtually unbeaten track teams at Howard High School in a 14-year career that ended with his retirement in 1961. During his last seven years his team won the State meet seven times
in open competition, six county titles and six events at the Penn Relays. George started cross-country at Howard and won four state titles and 33 straight inter-school meets. He officiated track for
about 25 years and was a star track athlete, first at Howard High School as a high jumper and later as a hurdler at Indiana University. George was inducted into the Delaware Track & Field Hall of
Fame 1994.



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