Al Baggett

Eustace Albert Baggett was an American football and basketball coach. He served as head football coach at West Texas State Teachers College—now known as West Texas A&M University—in Canyon, Texas from 1933 to 1939. Baggett compiled a 36–28–5 record in seven seasons and ranks third on the schools all-time winning list behind Joe Kerbel and Frank Kimbrough, he was the head basketball coach at West Texas State from 1934 to 1942 and at Brooklyn College from 1947 to 1950, compiling a career college basketball coaching record of 216–93. Baggett was a graduate of Ouachita Baptist University in Arkadelphia and pursued a master's degree at Columbia University. Prior to being hired at West Texas State in 1933, he coached at Vernon High School in Vernon, Wichita Falls Junior College—now known as Midwestern State University, Amarillo Junior College—now known as Amarillo College, he is the great-uncle of Alley Baggett. Al Baggett at Find a Grave


Nawala is an up-market residential Suburb of Colombo near Rajagiriya, within the Kotte municipality in the western province of Sri Lanka. Nawala lies between the Administrative Capital of Kotte, it is considered to be a part of Rajagiriya and is bordered by Nugegoda to the South and Narahenpita to the West. It comprises two wards of the Sri Jayawardanapura Kotte Municipal Council area: Ward no. 3 — Welikada-Nawala. Ward no. 4 — Nawala. Nawala is the ceramic capital of Sri Lanka. During the past couple of years, the number of ceramic stores increased and still counting. However, today Nawala is a cosmopolitan town encompassing all facilities. Supermarkets, banks, fuel stations, book shops, grocery shops, hardware shops and many retailers of upmarket brands have made Nawala a landmark town. However, the old village of Nawala, which until the 1920s was uninhabited, was bounded by the Diyawanna Oya to the South and East, the Heen Ela to the West, Koswatte to the North, its main feature was the ammunition dump, the bunkers of which are still visible in the Nawala Cemetery.

Decades before the modern era where there was mass migration from villages to suburbs, Nawala was said to house large plant nurseries back then. Nawala was a rather sleepy suburb and came into prominence after the opening of the economy in 1977 and today a popular residential/commercial town in Colombo