Former Zanesville High School Basketball Coach Dies

POSTED BY: George Hiotis
Wednesday, June 4, 2003 - 11:11 AM
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A former Zanesville high school basketball coach has died. Funeral services will be Saturday for Lee Himmeger. He coached at Z-H-S in the late 1980’s for two years. He also won two state basketball titles while at Defiance Ayersville. Himmeger died yesterday afternoon at St. Rita’s Medical Center in Lima. The 69-year-old Himmeger had 527 victories as a basketball coach over 33 years, most a Ayersville. He also coached at Upper Sandusky. His teams at Ayersville won state championships in 1957 and 1961. He also coached baseball, track, tennis and golf.

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