Harry Price

Harry Price graduated from EHS in 1975 after a stellar Bobcat athletic career.

He was a three-sport standout at EHS as he played football, basketball and ran track.

Price played football for Joe Nagata as a freshman and then spent three years under head coach Lee Roy Taylor.

He set several EHS football records, including 35 carries against Westlake, 1,622 yards of total offense in a singe season and 31 catches in a season in 1974.

He also set a defensive record with six interceptions in 1973.

Price was the second Bobcat football player inn school history to earn All-State honors in 1974.

As a Bobcat basketball player, Price was named team captain and earned first team All-Defense.

As a member of the Bobcat track team, Price was a sprinter and competed in the 440, 880 and mile relays. He went to state three years in a row in the quarter mile (440).

Price went on to play football with his brother Roosevelt at McNeese University.

The Cowboys won three straight Southland Conference championships and won a Independence Bowl title.

He set a Cowboy record with an 87-yard run in a win over Indiana State in 1977.

After graduating from McNeese, the Chargers drafted him in 1980.

Price received a BS in Kinesiology from McNeese State University and Special Education certification from Southern University.

He also attended graduate school at LSU and earned Texas certification from Lamar State University in Beaumont, Texas.

Price was the first African American assistant football and basketball coach at Basile, where he also served as head track coach. While in Basile, he taught special education for 10 years.

He was an assistant football coach and head weightlifting coach at Oakdale, teaching special education for one year.

Price was an assistant football and track coach at Eunice High, teaching Special education for three years.

Price moved to Texas in 1992, and after 38 years of teaching and coaching, Price retired in December of 2016.