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Wix Garner
File:CW Wix Garner.jpg
Garner pictured in Sequel 1943, Western Illinois yearbook
Sport(s)Football, basketball, baseball, golf
Biographical details
Born(1897-01-29)January 29, 1897
DeKalb, Illinois
DiedFebruary 5, 1978(1978-02-05) (aged 81)
Highlands County, Florida
Playing career
Position(s)Quarterback (football)
Outfielder (baseball)
Head coaching record
Overall13–21–4 (football)
4–7 (basketball)
Accomplishments and honors
Championships
Football
1 IIAC (1942)

Charles Wix Garner (January 29, 1897 – February 5, 1978)[1][2] was an American sports coach and college athletics administrator. He served as the head football coach at Western Illinois University in Macomb, Illinois for five seasons, from 1942 to 1943 and 1945 to 1947, compiling a record of 13–21–4.[3]

Head coaching record

Football

Year Team Overall Conference Standing Bowl/playoffs
Western Illinois Leathernecks (Illinois Intercollegiate Athletic Conference) (1942–1943)
1942 Western Illinois 5–0–2 3–0–1 1st
1943 Western Illinois 1–6 0–2 3rd
Western Illinois Leathernecks (Illinois Intercollegiate Athletic Conference) (1945–1947)
1945 Western Illinois 1–5–1 0–3–1 T–3rd
1946 Western Illinois 2–6 0–4 4th
1947 Western Illinois 4–4–1 0–4 4th
Western Illinois: 13–21–4 3–16–1
Total: 13–21–4
      National championship         Conference title         Conference division title
Indicates BCS bowl, Bowl Alliance or Bowl Coalition game.

References

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