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Lafayette wins Boys’ Sweet Sixteen, 1979

Posted on October 25, 2016 | in Uncategorized | by
The Lafayette Generals basketball team celebrate after winning the Boys' Sweet 16 championship, March 17, 1979 in Rupp Arena. Dirk Minniefield, who was named Mr. Basketball that year, is front right with the net around his neck. Assistant coach Donnie Harville and head coach Charles “Jock” Sutherland, right, hold the trophy. On Oct. 23, 2016, Sutherland was named to the Kentucky High School Athletic Association 2017 Hall of Fame class, along with 10 others. Photo by Ron Garrison | staff

The Lafayette Generals basketball team celebrated after winning the Boys’ Sweet Sixteen championship on March 17, 1979, in Rupp Arena. Dirk Minniefield, who was named Mr. Basketball that year, is front right with the net around his neck. Assistant coach Donnie Harville and head coach Charles “Jock” Sutherland, right, held the trophy. On Sunday, Sutherland was named to the Kentucky High School Athletic Association 2017 Hall of Fame class, along with 10 others. Photo by Ron Garrison | Staff

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