Thursday, August 13, 2015

Bernard Berens

Bernard J. "Beaney" Berens, Jr.

Born:
February 26, 1913
Ohio

Died:
May 29, 1979
Albuquerque, NM

Career
1928-29 St Mary's High School - Lancaster, OH (High School)
1929-30 St Mary's High School - Lancaster, OH (High School)
1930-31 St Mary's High School - Lancaster, OH (High School)
1931-32 Ohio University (College) Freshmen
1932-33 Ohio University (College)
1933-34 Ohio University (College)
1934-35 Ohio University (College)
1935-36 Akron Firestones (MBC)
1936-37 Akron Firestone Non-Skids (MBC)
1937-38 Columbus All-Stars (NBL)
1938-39 Columbus Athletic Supply (Independent)
1938-39 St. Mary's High School - Lancaster, OH (High School) - Head coach
1939-40 Columbus Athletic Supply (Independent)
1939-40 Bradley Clothing Co. - Marion, OH (Industrial)
1939-40 St. Mary's High School - Lancaster, OH (High School) - Head coach
1940-41 St. Mary's High School - Lancaster, OH (High School) - Head coach
1941-42 Ohio Boys Industrial School - Lancaster, OH (High School) - Head coach
1942-43 Ohio Boys Industrial School - Lancaster, OH (High School) - Head coach
1943-44 Ohio Boys Industrial School - Lancaster, OH (High School) - Head coach
1944-45 Ohio Boys Industrial School - Lancaster, OH (High School) - Head coach
1945-46 Ohio Boys Industrial School - Lancaster, OH (High School) - Head coach
1946-47 Ohio Boys Industrial School - Lancaster, OH (High School) - Head coach
1947-48 Ohio Boys Industrial School - Lancaster, OH (High School) - Head coach
1948-49 Ohio Boys Industrial School - Lancaster, OH (High School) - Head coach
1949-50 Ohio Boys Industrial School - Lancaster, OH (High School) - Head coach
1950-51 Ohio Boys Industrial School - Lancaster, OH (High School) - Head coach

Born to Bernard and Barbara Berens. Went to St. Mary's High School in Lancaster, Ohio. "Beanie" was a star at Ohio University (Class of '35). He returned to coach at St. Mary's before becoming a teacher and coach at the Ohio Boys Industrial School where he stayed for ten years. After briefly returning to Lancaster schools to teach in 1952, he became a regional director back at the BIS and Juvenile Diagnostic Center in Lancaster in 1954. He died in Albuquerque, New Mexico, in 1979.
Source:
Ohio (University) Alumnus, October 1954

Married to Beryle (1913-2003) on July 18, 1936, and they had a daughter, Barbara Lynn Berens Lehmann. They divorced in 1962.


Stats:
http://www.basketball-reference.com/nbl/players/b/berenbe01n.html
http://www.justsportsstats.com/basketballstatsindex.php?player_id=berenbe01

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