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More Adjusting to Coach Rupp’s Routines

Joe B. Hall, Marianne Walker, and Rick Bozich

in Coach Hall: My Life On and Off the Court

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780813178561
eISBN:
9780813178578
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813178561.003.0021
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter gives some examples of Coach Rupp’s eccentric behavior and superstitions.


Beginning of the End, 1967

Joe B. Hall, Marianne Walker, and Rick Bozich

in Coach Hall: My Life On and Off the Court

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780813178561
eISBN:
9780813178578
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813178561.003.0023
Subject:
History, Cultural History

On athletic director Bernie Shively’s death, Harry Lancaster gives up his post as first assistant coach and takes Shively’s job. Coach Rupp has a difficult time without Harry at his side. Joe B. ... More


Coach Hall: My Life On and Off the Court

Joe B. Hall

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780813178561
eISBN:
9780813178578
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813178561.001.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

Joe B. Hall shares memories that stretch across his ninety years. He tells of his youth in Cynthiana, Kentucky, where his love for family, the outdoors, fishing, sports, work, and Kentucky all ... More


The Heir Apparent, 1969–1970

Joe B. Hall, Marianne Walker, and Rick Bozich

in Coach Hall: My Life On and Off the Court

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780813178561
eISBN:
9780813178578
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813178561.003.0024
Subject:
History, Cultural History

In this chapter, Joe B. describes this difficult period when Rupp and his fans fought against Rupp’s forced retirement at seventy. His retirement makes Joe B. the prime candidate for head coach at UK ... More


The Agony, 1971–1972

Joe B. Hall, Marianne Walker, and Rick Bozich

in Coach Hall: My Life On and Off the Court

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780813178561
eISBN:
9780813178578
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813178561.003.0025
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter reveals how Coach Rupp sees Joe B. as the villain and tries his best to discredit him, saying Joe B. is trying to take his job away. Coach Rupp’s health has deteriorated and others ... More


Voice of the Wildcats: Claude Sullivan and the Rise of Modern Sportscasting

Alan Sullivan and Joe Cox

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780813147031
eISBN:
9780813154640
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813147031.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Radio

Claude Sullivan was a brilliant young man whose athletic career and studies were cut short by a near-fatal case of osteomyelitis while he was in high school. Claude found a niche in broadcasting. ... More


Adjusting to Coach Rupp’s Routines

Joe B. Hall, Marianne Walker, and Rick Bozich

in Coach Hall: My Life On and Off the Court

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780813178561
eISBN:
9780813178578
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813178561.003.0020
Subject:
History, Cultural History

In this chapter Joe B. explains how he had to learn to adjust to Coach Rupp’s idiosyncratic and often erratic ways. Joe B. explains his reasons for staying at UK and learning to adapt to Coach Rupp’s ... More


Glory Days

Alan Sullivan and Joe Cox

in Voice of the Wildcats: Claude Sullivan and the Rise of Modern Sportscasting

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780813147031
eISBN:
9780813154640
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813147031.003.0003
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Radio

Claude covered the most successful UK football teams ever, culminating in Bryant’s 1951 Sugar Bowl win. He also covered Rupp’s 1951 NCAA Championship squad. During these years, Claude built abiding ... More


Great Opportunity

Joe B. Hall, Marianne Walker, and Rick Bozich

in Coach Hall: My Life On and Off the Court

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780813178561
eISBN:
9780813178578
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813178561.003.0019
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter is about Joe B. leaving Regis after six years and transferring to Central Missouri. Then he receives a job offer from Coach Rupp to come to UK as first assistant coach. Joe, thrilled, ... More


UK Head Coach, 1972

Joe B. Hall, Marianne Walker, and Rick Bozich

in Coach Hall: My Life On and Off the Court

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780813178561
eISBN:
9780813178578
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813178561.003.0026
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter is all about Joe B. becoming head coach of the UK Wildcats. It explains that Dr. Singletary’s interest in supporting only football, not basketball, leads him to start Joe B. out on a low ... More


The Best of Times

Alan Sullivan and Joe Cox

in Voice of the Wildcats: Claude Sullivan and the Rise of Modern Sportscasting

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780813147031
eISBN:
9780813154640
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813147031.003.0002
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Radio

Claude began his full-time UK broadcasting career in 1947 at WKLX. He covered some early UK football teams under coach Paul “Bear” Bryant and UK basketball coach Adolph Rupp’s first two NCAA ... More


The View from on Top

Alan Sullivan and Joe Cox

in Voice of the Wildcats: Claude Sullivan and the Rise of Modern Sportscasting

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780813147031
eISBN:
9780813154640
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813147031.003.0011
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Radio

Claude continued to thrive in his baseball broadcasts, and when Waite Hoyt retired at the end of 1965, he recommended that Claude become the lead broadcaster for the Reds, which Claude did. UK ... More


The Fall

Alan Sullivan and Joe Cox

in Voice of the Wildcats: Claude Sullivan and the Rise of Modern Sportscasting

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780813147031
eISBN:
9780813154640
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813147031.003.0004
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Radio

Two negative milestones followed, as Claude covered the end of Bear Bryant’s UK career as well as the point-shaving scandal and NCAA probation for Coach Rupp’s basketball team. Among other respites, ... More


Tragedy

Alan Sullivan and Joe Cox

in Voice of the Wildcats: Claude Sullivan and the Rise of Modern Sportscasting

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780813147031
eISBN:
9780813154640
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813147031.003.0012
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Radio

During the 1966 baseball season, Claude had some voice issues, and in July he was found to have cancer in his right shoulder, near the lung. Although Claude underwent surgery as well as radiation ... More


Moving on Up

Alan Sullivan and Joe Cox

in Voice of the Wildcats: Claude Sullivan and the Rise of Modern Sportscasting

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780813147031
eISBN:
9780813154640
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813147031.003.0010
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Radio

Claude was hired to act as second broadcaster for the Cincinnati Reds in 1964, to announce alongside veteran baseball broadcaster Waite Hoyt. Claude took to his new position but still found plenty of ... More


A Return to Normalcy

Alan Sullivan and Joe Cox

in Voice of the Wildcats: Claude Sullivan and the Rise of Modern Sportscasting

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780813147031
eISBN:
9780813154640
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813147031.003.0005
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Radio

Claude covered the return of UK basketball with the undefeated 1953–1954 season as well as new football coach Blanton Collier’s first teams. UK athletics began an up-and-down period. Always a ... More


In Search of a New Dream

Jim Host and Eric A. Moyen

in Changing the Game: My Career in Collegiate Sports Marketing

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780813179551
eISBN:
9780813179582
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813179551.003.0003
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter describes Host’s return to Kentucky, where Garvice Kincaid recruited him to broadcast University of Kentucky football and basketball games alongside Walter “Dee” Huddleston for the ... More


Kentucky Broadcaster, International Man of Mystery

Alan Sullivan and Joe Cox

in Voice of the Wildcats: Claude Sullivan and the Rise of Modern Sportscasting

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780813147031
eISBN:
9780813154640
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813147031.003.0006
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Radio

Claude undertook two trips to Russia in the summers of 1956 and 1957. On the latter trip, he conducted an exciting (and previously undisclosed) investigation for the US Navy. Back in Lexington, ... More


When in Rome

Alan Sullivan and Joe Cox

in Voice of the Wildcats: Claude Sullivan and the Rise of Modern Sportscasting

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780813147031
eISBN:
9780813154640
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813147031.003.0008
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Radio

Despite a downslide for UK basketball and football, Claude continued to enjoy broadcasting, with one highlight being covering the 1960 summer Olympic Games in Rome. Claude continued to win accolades ... More


Regis College

Joe B. Hall, Marianne Walker, and Rick Bozich

in Coach Hall: My Life On and Off the Court

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780813178561
eISBN:
9780813178578
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813178561.003.0018
Subject:
History, Cultural History

Joe B. describes his first job as a college coach at Regis College, in Denver. Katharine has third child, a boy, in Denver. Joe B. further develops his conditioning program to strengthen his players. ... More


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