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Illinois Basketball Coaches Association
Illinois Basketball Coaches Association

HALL OF FAME
FRIENDS OF BASKETBALL

Name: A. P. Knight

Year Inducted: 1973

Category: Friends of Basketball

Schools/Organizations:
• Centralia

Biography:
A.P. Knight saw his first Centralia High School basketball game in 1923. He has seen every Centralia home game since that day (as of his induction in 1973), a total of 49 years of continuous attendance. Mr. Knight has also attended all holiday tournament games that involved Centralia teams and ahhas attended most out of town games as well. During this time he has also helped transport the teams, keep the score, and acted as a timer for the games. A lifelong resident of Centralia, Mr. Knight retired from the railroad and still drove a school bus in Centralia during his retirement.