Greater Evansville Basketball

Hall of Fame Inductee

Louise Owen

Category:  Coach
Year Inducted:  2016

Louise Owen has the rare distinction of being the only EVSC Women’s Coach to have won a State Title in Girls Basketball.  Her 1981 Reitz High Lady Panthers tore through the 1981 season with a 25 & 2 record led by Shelly Brand Ahlrad. Louise, whose husband Archie was a household name in Evansville Coaching Bosse High School Football and son, Mike, who later coached Central before passing the reigns to his son, Andy, has been a Champion her whole life. Known as one of the premier Tennis Stars winning many titles around the country.  A life of impacting lives on and off the court, Louise Owen, becomes our first Woman’s Coach Inducted into the Greater Evansville Basketball Hall of Fame.