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Ross H. Sachs

 
 
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By Devry Becker Jones, July 7, 2019
1. Ross H. Sachs Marker
Inscription.  Ross H. Sachs was a beloved coach at Franklin & Marshall College for over two decade. A native of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, Ross was a three-sport athlete at Gettysburg High School and earned All-State honors in basketball and football. After serving in the U.S. Navy during World War II, he attended Gettysburg College, where he excelled at football, basketball, and baseball, was a "Little All American" in Football, and was inducted into the college's Sports Hall of Fame. He was a successful coach at Johns Hopkins and Towson State Universities before coming to Franklin & Marshall College in 1966. During his 21-year tenure as the F&M Men's Lacrosse Coach, he won 160 games and lost 111 games. His teams earned seven Middle Atlantic Conference titles and had seven undefeated seasons in conference play. Twelve Lacrosse players earned All-American Honors under his guidance. Among his many honors, he served as coach of the North Squad in the North/South All-Star Classic in 1987, was nominated for National Coach of the Year in 1987 (the year he retired), and was inducted into the F&M Sports Hall of Fame in 2000.
 
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Ross H. Sachs Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, July 7, 2019
2. Ross H. Sachs Marker
Franklin & Marshall College.
 
Location. 40° 2.915′ N, 76° 19.177′ W. Marker is in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, in Lancaster County. Marker can be reached from College Avenue north of West New Street, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 600 College Avenue, Lancaster PA 17603, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. S. Woodrow Sponaugle '37 (a few steps from this marker); William J. Iannicelli '48 (a few steps from this marker); The Richard Kneedler Sculpture Garden (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Franklin & Marshall College September 11 Memorial (about 700 feet away); The Water Towers in Buchanan Park (approx. 0.2 miles away); Klauder-Apple Walk (approx. 0.2 miles away); Whitehead Plaza (approx. 0.2 miles away); Frank E. and Eva L. Manning Alumni Green (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lancaster.
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on July 9, 2019. This page originally submitted on July 9, 2019, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 53 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 9, 2019, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.
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