Reggie Warford, first Black Kentucky basketball player to graduate, has died

Reggie Warford, ’s first Black basketball player to graduate, has died.  According to the Herald-Leader, Warford passed away early Thursday morning.

In 1972, recruited Warford out of Drakesboro High School in Muhlenberg County. Reggie averaged 20 points per game as a junior and 27 as a senior – numbers that helped land him in the High School Athletic Association Hall of Fame.

About a decade ago, Reggie suffered heart failure and eventually underwent two transplant procedures.

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