YB Photo

Hackensack High School
Yearbook Photo

Click here to view The Record obituary article dated
April 7, 2009. The article titled “A Hoops Legend” tells of one of the greatest basketball players to ever play in Bergen County and one of the greatest finishes to a Bergen Jamboree final ever in 1954.
Bill McCadney went on to star at Fordham University, where he was inducted into the college Hall of Fame. He moved to Puerto Rico after college and played in two Olympics for their National team in 1964 and 1968. The great Hackensack High School basketball coach,
Howard Bollerman, upon retiring was asked the player he most enjoyed coaching and he replied, “Bill McCadney”. 

Read about all this and more in the article.  

Click here to view 1954 Hackensack High School Yearbook photos

Click here to view William Henry McCadney CYO Basketball Photo.   

Written by:
Bob Meli
September 4, 2015

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