Year Inducted: 2021
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At the time of his induction, Joel Cluver had been a broadcaster at WPXN Radio in Paxton, Illinois for 35 years. He has broadcast over 1,000 boys’ and girls’ basketball games. For over twenty years he has hosted a Saturday morning coaches show that has highlighted the coaches and their programs from East-Central Illinois. His morning sports reports keep his listeners informed of scores, rankings, stats and sports news. Cluver has also hosted round-table discussions with area coaches. He has had the good fortune to cover and broadcast 12 teams in their state tournament runs to the state finals.