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Coach Bill Joiner Head Coach 1969 - 1974, History 1961 - 1974

School Story:

Coach Joiner became a legend during the 1960s when his Sidney Lanier teams dominated high school basketball with four titles and two runner-up finishes in a seven-year period. He produced state championship teams in 1962, 1963, 1965 and 1967. He was also involved in another Sidney Lanier state championship team as an all-state player in 1949.

After retiring from his basketball duties with a career record of 235-43, he took over as head football coach for five years. Always willing to share his knowledge, he was a popular basketball clinic speaker. He coached seven years at Walton County, Fla., at the outset of his coaching career. A graduate of Sidney Lanier High School and Troy State University.

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Posted: Dec 16, 2013 at 11:39 PM
Coach Joiner talking with George Thomas at 30-year Reunion of the Class of '70 in the summer of 2000.