Livestock Judging: Coach Kays

Learn more about Coach Donald J. Kays: J. Anim. Sci 74:1751-1752 (pdf)

Year Photo Team Results
1914 no photo A. J. Bishop, C. J. Fawcett, K. G. Hancher, D. W. Williams, E. A. Hoftizer  
1915 no photo R. M. Carr, C. T. Conklin, L. M. Evans, R. L. Hammond, J. B. Markey, L. P. McCann  
1916 no photo D. L. Barnes, Griff Eidson, Wm. Montgomery, H. T. Thwing, B. C. Zimmerman  
1917 no photo A. W. Johnson, M. L. Jordan, J. M. Sawyer, E. A. Silver, Wm. C. Skelley, Paul C. Warner  
1918   No team (World War I)  
1919 no photo Geo. B. Arthur, D. C. Drake, G. F. Henning, L. A. Kauffman, W. M. McVey, E. K. Edwards  
1920 no photo C. F. Condon, V. C. Decker, P. E. Heim, D. T. Herrman, J. H. Knox, H. A. Zollinger  
1921 L to R: O.L. Baughman (alt.); W.F. Corcoran; Robert Barr; J.G. Bates; E.A. Bauman; H.W. Baumgardner; Professor D.J. Kays, Coach 1st Overall at The Students Judging Contest at the International.
1922 no photo G. C. Gray, E. Halley, W. R. Krill, J. S. Smith, H. O. Tillson, E. F. Townsend  
1923 no photo D. T. Christy, Jean Constable, J. R. Kimber, J. D. Leavengood, N. H. Shilliday, M. C. Trucksis  
1924 no photo A. H. Bickett, W. L. Black, J. E. Bradfute, H. J. Bruckner, D. P. Miller, P. W. Teegardin  
1925 no photo R. G. Bach, Wm. Defenbaugh, Wm. F. Martin, L. S. Sour, L. F. Steiner, E. H. Voeller  
1926 no photo R. T. Bradley, F. B. Burley, E. E. Heizer, J. S. Humes, Wm. T. Martin, Wm. B. Murray  
1927 no photo H. B. Haskins, Chas. D. McGrew, Geo. H. Obrecht, H. B. Rowles, H. L. Sechrist, K. G. Wertman  
1928 no photo M. J. Cook, J. T. Frost, Robert W. Lewis, W. L. Studor, F. B. Teegardin, Jas. H. Warner  
1929 Front Row, L to R: Roy McEowen; D.E. Teegardin; Professor D.J. Kays, Coach
Top Row, L to R: Charles Ross; Harold Huston; James Grandstaff; William Shollenbarger
2nd High Team at the International Livestock Exhibition, 3rd High Team at the American Royal.
1930 L to R: Professor D.J. Kays, Coach; J.M. Harris; R.C. Littleton; J.L. McKitrick; L.G. Brubaker; L.D. Glass; A.F. Zielke 1st Overall at The Students Judging Contest at The American Royal.
1931 Front Row, L to R: H.H. Warner; E.G. Royer; R.C. Littleton; Professor D.J. Kays, Coach
Top Row, L to R: Walter F. Finlay; M.O. Kennedy; L.E. Kunkle
1st Overall at the American Royal.
1932 L to R: Ray Starlin; Ralph Bender; L.A. Morningstar; H.H. Mabry; E.A. Augspurger; Professor D.J. Kays, Coach 1st Overall at the American Royal, Chicago International.
1933 L to R: C.O. Steele; G.A. Young; K.E. Obrecht; R.W. Pifer; D.D. Moyer; F.M. Shultz; Professor D.J. Kays, Coach 1st Overall at the American Royal, Chicago International.
1934 no photo Curtiss Cromley, Vernon A. Dicke, Paul A. Getz, James F. Hum, Homer S. Porteus, Alvin D. Reuwee  
1935 no photo Rowland Bishop, John Borton, Byron Good, R. M. Isler, Robert Roush, H. E. Slagle  
1936 no photo Daniel C. Auxter, Russell C. Beatty, Roger W. Getz, Frank Kelley, Lewis S. Overturf, Earl B. Poling  
1937 Front Row, L to R: Paul Good; Robert Dix; and John Kays
Top Row, L to R: Robert Bernard; Robert Calhoun; Marion Everhart; Professor D.J. Kays, Coach
1st High Team in Horses at the American Royal.
1938 no photo Donald Bradley, Bruce Chrisinger, Fred Coe, Leland Leachman, Dale Runion, Ralph Shramm, Ernest Zehner  
1939 L to R: K.W. Haines; William J. Hoewischer; H.M. Barnes; G.M. Bitzer; F.H. Coe; H.V. Clum; Professor D.J. Kays, Coach 1st Overall at the Chicago International. 29 teams competed, the largest number in the history of the show. Ohio had the High Team in Horses and Swine. Hoewischer was the High Man of the Contest in Horses with 145 men competing.
1940 L to R: Gene Kandel; John Mount; Laysel Hochstetler; Wilbur Williams; Richard Smith; Howard Rainier; Professor D.J. Kays, Coach 3rd at the International Livestock Exposition with 32 Teams Competing. Dick Smith High Individual and Howard Rainier 5th High Individual
1941 no photo Harold E. Amstutz, Paul W. Boerger, Paul E. Fenstermaker, Lester J. Leachman, John M. Newlin, Herman R. Purdy  
1942 Charles E. Calhoun, Don L. Good, Howard L. Lane, Ralph S. Lovett, John W. Rank, Thomas M. Williams  
1943-45   No teams