Howie Lorch & Pat Riley Loved to Play Pranks on Coach Przybylo

The 1961-62 basketball season at Linton High School, Howie Lorch was the team manager and Pat Riley was the star junior.  They both lived in the same neighborhood as coach Walt Przybylo (The Snowden avenue area off of State Street).  Coach Prz drove them home every day after practice.  One of the many times that coach stopped at the grocery store on the way home, Lorch and Riley drove the car around the corner to hide it from Prz, and it got stuck in a snow bank.  Needless to say, coach was not too happy about the situation.  I thought it was hilarious.

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