Ralph Tasker — Winningest High School Basketball Coach

on March 26, 2006

During a coaching career spanning more than 50 years, including 49 at Hobbs High School in Hobbs (pop. 28,657), Ralph Tasker (1919-1999) compiled a record of 1,122 wins and 291 losses, making him one of the nation’s winningest high school basketball coaches. Tasker’s coaching innovations helped teams win 11 state championships beginning in 1949.

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