Louis, a member of the Class of 1936, is one of the early pioneers in the history of our school who helped lay the groundwork for future generations. He was an outstanding three-sport athlete in football, basketball, and baseball. He was actually the very first quarterback in school history in 1932. As only a freshman, he was named the starter on our first-ever football team that year. He went on to lead the football team throughout high school and ended his career on the 1935 team by being named a Livingston County All-Star. In basketball, he again played a huge leadership role as the starting point guard over his career. In this role he was also one of the leading scorers on the team.
On the baseball field, his talents really shined. Louis was well known throughout the county for his speed, base stealing ability and great all around play. Again, he was in a leadership role as the starting shortstop over his four-year varsity career. Louis finished the 1934 season with a .400 batting average and helped lead the 1935 team to finish as the Livingston County Class A Champions. This team went on to the sectional finals, but fell short against a tough Mynderse team. His overall leadership led him to further honors. In 1934, he was named winner of the National Athletic Scholarship Society of Secondary Schools award. After graduation, he was a very well-known town baseball performer on both the Mount Morris and Sonyea teams and also served as an umpire for games of all levels.