JACK C. JEWELL (Deceased)
Inducted: July 16, 1988 in Ft. Branch, IN
Date of Birth: April 22, 1937 in Owensboro, KY
High School Attended: Owensboro Graduated: 1955
High School Honors: Football team was acclaimed State Champions by several KY newspapers 1954; Honorable Mention All-State 1954; received a football scholarship to Indiana University in 1955.
College Attended: Attended Indiana University 1955, then transferred to WKU 1956
Western Kentucky Graduated: 1961
College Honors: 2nd Team All-Ohio Valley Conference 1959
Coaching Experience: Mitchell, IN HS assistant coach 2 years; Tell City assistant coach 5 years; Fort Branch head coach 1968-1973, with a record of 42-9-3 and undefeated in 1972; Gibson Southern head coach 1974-1986, with a record of 86-45; overall record as head coach for 19 years of 128-54-3 and with only 1 losing season in those 19 years.
Coaching Honors: Pocket Athletic Conference Champions 1971, 1972, and 1974; Big 8 Co-Champions 1983.
Outstanding Players Coached: Terry Cole, Mitchell HS; Don Angermeir, Gibson Southern HS South All-Star 1976; Kelly Maurer, Gibson Southern HS football captain and South All-Star 1981.
Family: Wife, Beverly; children, Piper and Jeff
Coach Jewell passed away March 3, 1996.