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Of the twenty-seven men that have been named as the coach of the Lebanon High School basketball team, a tremendous eight have been inducted into the Indiana Basketball Hall of Fame.  Some earned the honor more for their playing abilities, but all had their own successes while leading the Tigers.
1962 Ward Lamber
Ward "Piggy" Lambert
Coached at Lebanon 1913-1916
69-18 record at LHS
Went on to coach at Purdue
Hall of Fame 1962
1964 Glenn Curtis
Glenn Curtis
Coached at Lebanon 1918
Led LHS to 1918 State Championship
Hall of  Fame 1964
1965 Chester Hill
Chester Hill
Coached at Lebanon 1920-1921
Led Thorntown to the 1915 State Championship
Hall of Fame 1965
1966 Alva Staggs
Alva Staggs
Coached at Lebanon 1917
Led LHS to the 1917 State Championship
Hall of Fame 1966
1974 Paul Neuman
Paul "Butch" Neuman
Coached at Lebanon 1931-1943
Won Sectional titles in each of his 13 seasons as coach
Hall of Fame 1974
1976 Alfred Smith
Alfred Smith
Coached at Lebanon 1922-1923
Lead scorer on Thorntown's 1915 State Championship team
Hall of Fame 1976
1984 Jim RosenstihlJim Rosenstihl
Coached at Lebanon 1963-1986
Led the Tigers to 15 Sectionals and 7 Regionals
Hall of Fame 1984
1991 Bob IgneyRobert Igney
Coached at Lebanon 1954-1957
One of the best players ever from Clinton County
Hall of Fame 1991
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