George Myrum – WHS Class of 1920

Football – as a high school senior coached, captained, and played on the team that tied for state championship

College – University of Minnesota – Football – letter-winner; Baseball – 2 year letter-winner, Captain, Gopher diamond team

Coach – Gustavus Adolphus College 1924-1938; 6 MN Conference football titles; Athletic Director 1926-1938, 9 Baseball Championships, tied for conference crown in Basketball

November 11, 1938, athletic director and 2 sport Gustavus coach, George Myrum, along with two students were killed in a tragic bus accident as the football team returned from a game in Wisconsin. He was inducted into the Trojan Hall of Fame in 1989.

Share This...