Wood joins select group of coaches
By By Marty Stamper / EMG sports assistant
March 16, 2004
SALINA, Kan. Former East Central Community College women's basketball coach Lucille Wood joined a select club that has just 21 members Monday night with her induction into the NJCAA Women's Basketball Coaches Association Hall of Fame.
Inducted along with Wood were former Hudson Valley (N.Y.) Community College coach Paul Franklin Bishop and Illinois Central College coach Lorene Ramsey. With a career record of 887-197, Ramsey is the winningest women's basketball coach in juco history.
Wood also recognized several Mississippians in attendance former Gulf Coast Community College coach Sue Ross, a 2001 Hall of Fame inductee, NJCAA
representatives and former Jones County Junior College coach Katie Herrington, several ECCC faculty members, who escorted Wood to Kansas, and former players Evelyn "Snoopy" Bender and Brenda Kirby.
Wood attended Louisville High School where there was no girls' basketball program.