Les Ritcherson

April 21, 1926-

Hills County, Texas   

Moore High School

Waco, Texas

Wiley College ’47       B.A.

School Career record Prairie View Interscholastic League

132 wins, 38 losses and 3 ties

Negro National Champions, 1945

NAIA All-American, 1945

Texas Sports Hall of Champions, 1985


All-American on Wiley’s 1945 Negro National Championship Team under head coach Fred “Pop’ Long




One of the First Black Coaches at a Predominately-White institution Assistant to the Chancellor University of Wisconsin