In his senior year (1966) at Centralia
High School Keglar scored 465 points to help
lead the basketball Orphans to the
Sweet-Sixteen and a 19-12 record.
Keglar's leadership qualities blossomed as he
went on to Kaskaskia College. He was the
leader in scoring and assists for the 20-5
Blue Devils of 1967 as they garnered
Conference and Sectional championships and
placed 3rd in the NJCAA Illinois Region.
In 1968 he was again the assist leader and
scored 538 points as the team again won the
Conference and Sectional, and placed fourth
in the NJCAA Region. While at Kaskaskia Keglar was
twice named All-Conference and in 1968
received All-State honors. Kegler received All-State
honors in 1968 and All-Southern Illinois College
Conference honors 1967 and 1968.
From KC Shelvy went on to Arkansas
State University where he was captain of the
basketball team. While
in the service, was named to the All-Army
team. Later, he earned tryouts with the San
Antonio Spurs and the Indiana Pacers.
His work habits and leadership qualities proved an
asset as Shelvy became a doctor and successful
in 2008 he was inducted into the Kaskaskia
College Sports Hall of Fame.