H. W. "Bill" Hargiss
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Bill Hargiss named to NAIA Track Hall of Fame, 1959article NAIA Track Hall of Fame Tabs Hargiss (1959)

     H. W. "Bill" Hargiss, executive secretary of the Kansas Athletic Commission, was named Thursday to the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics Hall of Fame for track.
     Hargiss, and four others chosen Thursday by the NAIA awards committee, will receive the honor at the eighth annual track championships at Sioux Falls, S. D., June 5-6.
     Hargiss was for 28 years an outstanding track coach in the middle west.
     AMONG THE athletes he coached are Lige Williams, national 220-yard dash champion; Earl McKown, national pole vault champion; John Kuk, world record holder and Olympic champion in the shot put; Elwyn Dees, national shot put champion; Clyde Coffman, national pentathlon champion; James Bausch, world record holder and Olympic decathlon champion; and Glenn Cunningham, world record holder in the mile run and national champion in the 880 and two-mile.
     Hargiss started his coaching career at Marion High School. He was there one year before moving to the college ranks.
     He served three years at College of Emporia, then went to Emporia State for 12 years. Hargiss coached two years at Oregon State, then moved back to the state and joined the staff of the University of Kansas.
     HE COACHED football for five years and track for 10 at KU.  His teams won five Kansas Conference track championships and at KU he won three outdoor and two indoor Big Six titles.
     Others named to the NAIA track hall of fame were: Dr. Lloyd Warner Olds of Eastern Michigan college; Dr. Harold B. Goodell of South Dakota School of Mines and Technology; Robert McMillen of Occidental and Paul Retlaff of South Dakota State college. The first two are coaches and the other two athletes.