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 Larry Ginn 

Larry Ginn was an outstanding basketball and football player at Alexandria. During his sophomore basketball season in 1965-66 Ginn started at point guard as the Valley Cubs reached the Class 3A basketball championship game.

As a senior in 1967, Ginn quarterbacked Alexandria to an 8-2 season, its best win total in 15 seasons. He threw 23 touchdown passes and amassed 2,300 yards of total offense.

Ginn was selected the 1967 All-State team as a senior by the Birmingham News. He was also named to the annual Orlando Sentinel All-Southern team for his efforts.

Following high school, Ginn was a basketball starter at Montevallo as a freshman. He would transfer to Gadsden State the next year where he averaged 18 points per game as a sophomore. Ginn played his final two years at Jacksonville State where he averaged 11.8 points per game as a junior. In 1972-73, his senior season, Ginn was team captain and averaged 17.4 points as the Gamecocks finished 17-9. He was an All-Gulf South Conference selection.

After college, Ginn returned to Alexandria to coach and teach. He became varsity basketball coach for the 1978-79 season. He led his Valley Cub teams to state basketball championships in 1992, 1993 and 1997, second place finishes in 1987 and 1988 and a record eight Calhoun County tournament titles.

Ginn amassed over 600 wins in 29 seasons at Alexandria coaching basketball. Nineteen of his teams won at least 20 games.

In 1986, Coach Ginn became Alexandrias head football coach. In 21 football seasons under Ginns direction, the Valley Cubs were 195-54. Alexandria won eleven Class 4A area and region championships and State Championships in 1995 and 1997.

His football coaching record including playoffs 37-15 and his region record 77-22 are among the best of all-time in the state. His 1995 team finished 15-0 and his first state football title.

The Alexandria gymnasium was named in Ginns honor in 1995. He was named Coach of the Year by the Alabama Sports Writers in 1995. Ginn is also a member of the Calhoun County Hall of Fame. He was inducted into the Alabama High School Athletic Associations Hall of Fame in 2005.

Known Record:  195-54-0   78.3%
 Season Total   Playoffs   Region Record 
 Team   Season  Class   W/L/T   PF  PA   W/L/T  PF  PA   Region  Title  W/L/T   PF  PA 
Alexandria2006 4A12-15172503-113492R6#7-0297116
Alexandria2005 4A12-25882523-1169108R6#6-1307106
Alexandria2004 4A11-34601933-114783R66-122652
Alexandria2003 4A12-14482073-1149112R6#7-023795
Alexandria2002 4A4-5192136R62-5123123
Alexandria2001 4A5-3237150R64-3204121
Alexandria2000 4A8-23161351-13526R66-124195
Alexandria1999 4A10-13461631-15533R11#3-010433
Alexandria1998 4A11-1358952-16619R11#3-013035
Alexandria1997 4A13-14581525-015253R10#4-013435
Alexandria1996 4A11-14502162-18894R10#4-016235
Alexandria1995 4A15-04921395-016349R11#3-010236
Alexandria1994 4A11-23501863-110872R112-16039
Alexandria1993 4A7-3240102R101-37555
Alexandria1992 4A6-52502230-1626R103-18250
Alexandria1991 4A10-13731610-12631R11#4-013261
Alexandria1990 4A7-51871992-14857R113-17551
Alexandria1989 4A4-6101156R111-34274
Alexandria1988 4A7-41891640-11427R112-28372
Alexandria1987 4A11-43381784-112869R12#3-07915
Alexandria1986 4A8-32461500-1713R12#3-08954
 21 Years195-547136360737-15149596477-2229841353
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