Adolph F. Rupp was born 2 September 1901 in Halstead, Ks. A graduate of Halstead High and the University of Kansas, Rupp went on to coach college basketball. In his 41 years of coaching at the University of Kentucky the team won 876 games.
Rupp died in Lexington, KY on December 10, 1977.
The Adolph Rupp Court at Halstead High School is named in his honor.