The Notre Dame Football Coach to Racehorse Count Fleet

Unscramble the names of these sports figures – answers below

1. NLOGNED – Jockey who rode Count Fleet to the Triple Crown.

2. KHVALCIE – The Celtic faithful called him “Hondo”

3. KNIMA – First Superstar of pro basketball.  He played for the Minneapolis Lakers.

4. LANBAD – Played pro football for 27 years.

5. DORULHP – She won three gold medals in the 1960 Olympics.

6. NKORCE – Legemndary Fighting Irish football coach who died in a plane crash.

7. NJNREE – He won the decathlon at the 1976 Olympic Games.

8. SOTEPISO – Boston Bruin who won the NHL most valuable player award in 1969 and 1976.

9. HROTEP – Greatest American all-around athlete.  He was part Indian.

10. ROGHNUN – Called the Golden Boy of football.  He won the Heisman in 1956.

 

 

 

answers – 1. Longden (Johnny) 2. Havlicek (John) 3. Mikan (George) 4. Blanda (George) 5. Rudolph (Wilma) 6. Rockne (Knute) 7. Jenner (Bruce) 8. Esposito 9. Thorpe (Jim) 10. Hornung (Paul)

 

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