Basketball legend, former Ritzville coach passes away
Denny Humphrey, WIAA Basketball Coaches Hall of Fame inductee, coached in Ritzville in 1970s
Last updated 10/10/2019 at 10:30am
Photo courtesy of the WIAA
CHENEY – An Eastern Washington coaching legend passed away last week.
According to the family, Washington Interscholastic Activities Association Hall of Fame basketball coach Denny Humphrey passed away early Wednesday morning, Oct. 2. Humphrey coached in several high schools in Eastern Washington, most notably Ritzville and Cheney.
Born April 4, 1940, Humphrey graduated from Reardan High School in 1958, being part of the Indians basketball lore as a member of the boys' basketball team that reached the state tournament in his senior season. Humphrey helped the team to the tournament - wher...