Athletics Hall of Fame

Josephus Young

SPORT(S) Basketball, Football
PLAYED AT BSU 1936-1940
YEAR INDUCTED 1982

Josephus Young was a 1940 Physical Education and Science Graduate. He lettered in Basketball all 4 Years, also lettered in Track all 4 Years. Was the Conference Pole Vault Champion, in 1938. Also was the Conference 880 meter relay Team Champion, in 1940. After his athletic career at BSU Josephus Coached High School Basketball and Track, 1940-1941. Coached High School Basketball, 1946-1948. His track team were the District and Regional Track Champions, 1941. Involved in Community and School Activities. U.S. Armed Forces, 1941-1946. After his services he recieved the Bronze Star and Other Decorations.

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