Football, Basketball

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Noted as a defensive wizard during his three-year basketball career at North Dakota State, “Acey” shut out the man he was assigned to guard in three consecutive games (vs. Concordia, Moorhead State and Wisconsin-Superior) during the 1934 season. He played three seasons of varsity football, earning first-team All-North Central Conference honors in 1933 and serving as the grid captain in 1934. Served as a captain in parachute infantry in the South Pacific during World War II. Returned to coach all sports at New Rockford, N.D., and then football and basketball at the University of Manitoba. He came back to Fargo and coached at Fargo Central until 1965.