Ann Rogers Gallman was a legendary basketball player for Calhoun High School who is still actively discussed today for her shooting skills. She was twice named to the 3AA Regional All-Tournament Team and was the first forward in the history of Calhoun High to make all-state, and only the second ever from Calhoun High. Rogers-Gallman was a three year letter winner and broke three school records during her career; 940 points in a single season, 41 points in a single game, and total career points of 2,068. She holds many records from her era of women’s basketball.
She was Co-Captain and the All-Area top scorer. She once made an incredible 100 free throws in a row without a miss. Ann played on some successful Calhoun teams as well; including one 3AA Region Championship and two 3AA Region Runner-Up titles. As a senior, Ann averaged 29.4 points a game during a time when there were no three-point lines or a two-shot free throw after the tenth foul. She played against fellow Hall of Famer Freda Hunt Glass from Red Bud High School.
Ann Rogers-Gallman has been an active volunteer as a youth basketball coach and Cub Scout Den Leader, a 25+ year member of Echota Baptist Church where she served as children’s Sunday School teacher, organist, Secretary and as a Sunbeam and Vacation Bible School worker. She has been a member of Calhoun First Baptist Church for the past 30 years.
Ann attended Liberty School through the 8th grade and earned the perfect attendance award six years, and had four years of perfect attendance at Calhoun High School.
She retired from Calhoun City Schools after 28.5 years (plus 1.5 years of untaken sick leave) for 30 total years of service. She has served as Gate Keeper for the past 28 years for softball, football, basketball and baseball games at Calhoun High and Middle Schools, respectively.
Ann resides in Calhoun with her husband, Donald Gallman. They have two sons, Anthony and Brindt Gallman, who have families of their own.