Jerry West Digital Collection

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You searched for: Corporate Names West Virginia University--Alumni and alumnae. Remove constraint Corporate Names: West Virginia University--Alumni and alumnae. Date ca. 19541956 Remove constraint Date: ca. 19541956 Medium print Remove constraint Medium: print Projects West Virginia History OnView Remove constraint Projects: West Virginia History OnView Projects Jerry West Remove constraint Projects: Jerry West Topical Subjects Basketball teams--West Virginia--East Bank Remove constraint Topical Subjects: Basketball teams--West Virginia--East Bank Topical Subjects Basketball players. Remove constraint Topical Subjects: Basketball players.
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West, who is mid-air and ready to shoot the ball, played for East Bank High School as the team's starting small forward. He was named All-State from 1954–56, then All-American in 1956 when he was West Virginia Player of the Year, becoming the state's first high-school player to score more than 900 points in a season.