Class of 1975
Edward “Snake” Foster
Edward “Snake” Foster played football, basketball and track during his high school career at Lyons Central School.
Ed was a starter in varsity football his senior year as a wide receiver on offense and defensive end on defense.
During his sophomore year, Snake broke the school record for the high jump with a leap of 6’1”. In his junior year, he broke his own record with a jump of 6’2”. He also set a school record for the high hurdles with a time of 15.4 seconds. He went on to win the Section V Class B high jump and placed third in the 120 high hurdles. Ed went on to excel in his senior year. He again broke his own records with a high jump of 6’3” and a high hurdles time of 14.9. He also ran on the very successful 880 yard relay. Ed and teammate Curtis Moody both went to the state meet which was the first time in Lyons history that 2 men qualified for states. Snake was also County Champion in the high jump and high hurdles for the second time in two years.
Ed also excelled in basketball. He was named a 1st Team All-League player as a junior and a senior. He averaged 20 points and 12 rebounds per game his junior year. During his senior year, Lyons won the Sectional Championship. Snake averaged over 15 points and 10 rebounds per game. His versatility led him to be named to the 1975 Wayne County Basketball League All-Star team. He was the only unanimous choice by the nine league coaches.