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Anthony Alfano Eulogy

Note: Loren Tobia, news director at WTVH in Syracuse NY, delivered this eulogy at the funeral of Anthony Alfano. Mr….

Anthony Alfano

Anthony Alfano

ANTHONY ALFANO taught at Camden High School and Cooper B. Hatch Junior High School for 34 years, from 1942 through 1976. He is best remembered as head basketball coach at Camden High, where he succeeded Al Bass in 1944, after serving as an assistant coach for two years.

Alfano Remembered as an Outstanding Coach

Anthony Alfano, a legendary boys’ basketball coach who taught at Camden High School from 1942 to 1976, died Thursday.

Ronald Smith, Sam Fisher, Ralph Heath, Golden Sunket, and Reginald Hammond compose the team whose spectacular ball playing has won a record of 48 wins 0 loses for Camden High School. Often called the "Little Globetrotters," they raised the crowd to its feet during several games as they staged what they call "show time."

Camden High School Purple and Gold Yearbook Excerpt – 1960

Ronald Smith, Sam Fisher, Ralph Heath, Golden Sunket, and Reginald Hammond compose the team whose spectacular ball playing has won a record of 48 wins 0 loses for Camden High School. Often called the “Little Globetrotters,” they raised the crowd to its feet during several games as they staged what they call “show time.”

The “Tony” Alfanomen, rated as nothing more than average at the season's opening, turned into a fine, fighting quintet, and roared through the South Jersey Group IV League like a hurricane. For the first time in a decade, a team went through the Group IV League undefeated. Camden did it. When they routed Collingswood for the second time, 63, 52, they finished Group IV competition with an 8-0 record, and a championship tucked under their belts.

Anthony Alfano Basketball Yearbook Page

Corky Henson Ducky Birts Ken Fowler Sonny Herman Gerald Davis Monk Welrauch Coach Anthony Alfano T. Bone Morrow The “Tony”…