Court to be named for Coach Kater


GODDARD – Former Goddard High School basketball coach Jack Kater will be recognized by Friends University for his contributions on the basketball court.

Friends is renaming its home court to the Jack Kater Court. He has been honored by both the USD 265 Goddard Public Schools Hall of Fame and the Friends University Hall of Fame.

Kater was the Goddard Lions head coach when they won the Class B State championship in 1964. The Lions beat Osage City at Civic Auditorium in Emporia.

The ceremony will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday at the Garvey Physical Education Center, 2100 W. University Street, Wichita.