Hall of Fame Inductee - Richard Rineberg

A multi-sport athlete, Rineberg became the first Quincy High School basketball player to earn All-State honors as both a junior and senior in 1961 and 1962. He helped the Sherrill Hanks-coached Blue Devils to a third place finish in the single-class state tournament in 1962, the first year it was played at the Assembly Hall. He scored 919 points in his three-year varsity career and was twice named the team's most valuable player, and set a school record for most steals in a season with 103 in 1961-62. Rineberg went on to play at St. Louis University, where he was a starter as a junior and senior, and captained the 1965-66 Billikens. St. Louis finished second in the Missouri Valley Conference and played in the 1965 National Invitational Tournament. After graduating from St. Louis, Rineberg coached at Kapaun High School in Wichita, Kansas, for two years, and was the athletic director and head coach at Newman College in Wichita from 1968-74. He served as the coordinator of the Pizza Hut Classic in Las Vegas in 1974. He later became the senior vice-president of operations for Rent-A-Center of America. Rineberg also lettered twice in baseball and football at Quincy High.

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