Willie Ng, head Commerce football coach, beside the Picher Gorilla statue in front of the main enterance of the high school. Willie was the football quarterback in 1984 and won the state championship. The gorilla is one of many items to be auctioned off starting Sunday at 11:00 a.m.

Willie Ng, who was quarterback of the Picher Gorillas in 1984 when the school won the state championship, poses with the gorilla mascot statue that will be sold at auction on Sunday. Ng is now head football coach at Commerce High School. Photo by Gary Crow, for The Oklahoman
Willie Ng, who was quarterback of the Picher Gorillas in 1984 when the school won the state championship, poses with the gorilla mascot statue that will be sold at auction on Sunday. Ng is now head football coach at Commerce High School. Photo by Gary Crow, for The Oklahoman

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