July 28 question: What former Granite City basketball player played collegiately at LSU in 1970-71?
Answer: Gary Simpson, a GCHS grad, played basketball at LSU in 1970-71, where he averaged 14.3 points per game as a freshman. He only played there one season before joining the Army. He later played at Saint Louis University.
Congratulations to Kara Ridenour, who answered the question correctly.
This week's question: What was the last year the Granite City football program qualified for the IHSA playoffs?