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Grambling in Lincoln Parish, Louisiana — The American South (West South Central)
 

Howard Davis

 
 
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By Cajun Scrambler, May 14, 2020
1. Howard Davis Marker
Inscription.  
Basketball Great Howard, Mr. Davis, came to Grambling with All-District and All-State honors earned as a point guard during his years at Scotlandville High School. Coach Fred Hobdy recruited Howard and waited eagerly for him to arrive to immerse him in the "Grambling Way." During his time as a Tiger, Howard shone brightly as a point guard. As lead man on the floor, he maneuvered his team to countless wins and was named point guard of the 1966 Final Four National Team. Additionally, he led in steals and assists, and was named All SWAC. After Grambling. Howard was the captain of a United States National Team that toured South America participating in the Governor's Cup in Sau Paulo, Brazil. He later served as president of the Scotlandville Hornets Alumni Association many times and as a supervisor for the East Baton Rouge School Board.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Sports.
 
Location. 32° 32.276′ N, 92° 42.827′ W. Marker is in Grambling, Louisiana, in Lincoln Parish. Marker can be reached from Legends Avenue (State
Howard Davis Marker image. Click for full size.
By Cajun Scrambler, May 14, 2020
2. Howard Davis Marker
Highway 149) 0.3 miles south of Interstate 20, on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Grambling LA 71245, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Robert M. "Bob" Hopkins (here, next to this marker); Ralph Allen Garr (here, next to this marker); Willis Reed, Jr. (here, next to this marker); Calvin A. Wilkerson (here, next to this marker); Mr. Earnest "Earnie" Miles (here, next to this marker); Edward R. Jones (here, next to this marker); Martha Woodard Andrus (here, next to this marker); Ernest Ladd (here, next to this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Grambling.
 
More about this marker. Located in the Grambling Walk of Fame/Legends Square.
 
Legends Square/Walk of Fame Archway image. Click for full size.
By Cajun Scrambler, May 14, 2020
3. Legends Square/Walk of Fame Archway
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 8, 2020. It was originally submitted on November 8, 2020, by Cajun Scrambler of Assumption, Louisiana. This page has been viewed 41 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on November 8, 2020, by Cajun Scrambler of Assumption, Louisiana.
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