IBCA Hall of Fame

Bill WilsonName: Bill Wilson

Year Inducted: 1987

Category: Coaches

Schools / Organizations:
Lewistown High School
Wenona High School
Farmington High School

 

Biography:  Bill Wilson coached varsity boys' basketball for 20 years with stops at Lewistown High School,  Wenona High School, and Farmington High School.  At Lewistown, Bill won 2 Fulton County championships in 1962 and 1964.  His teams won the Western Illinois Invitational in 1958.  Lewistown was an IHSA Regional winner in 1962.  In 4 seasons at Wenona High School, his teams won 2 Tri-County Conference crowns and 1 IHSA Regional title.  At Farmington High School, Bill's teams earned 4 Fulton County Tournament Championships, 1 IHSA Regional title and 1 IHSA Sectional crown in 1972.  That team advanced to the East Moline Super-sectional in the first year of the IHSA Class A State Series.  After coaching, Bill became the superintendent of schools in Lewistown.