A tough defender at 6 foot 4 and 195 pounds, Jerry Armstrong was a very valuable player for the Miners. He played in 24 games in the 1966 season as a senior.

Armstrong retired in 1996 after 30 years in education. He was a basketball coach at four schools in Missouri over 21 years, compiling a 329-195 record. Armstrong also taught high school biology and physical education. Later he was a junior high school and high school principal.

Armstrong and his wife, Mary, make their home in Mountain Grove, Mo. They have two sons and four grandchildren.

Jerry Armstrong Jerry Armstrong holding trophy
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