Friends of Basketball


Glen W. Anderson

Year Inducted: 1981

Category: Friends of Basketball

Schools / Organizations: Batavia High School

Biography: In 1981, Glen “Smash” Anderson saw his 56th Batavia High School basketball season draw to a close. Anderson, who played in high school and officiated after graduation, attended all Bulldog games, home and away. Sons David (1962) and Dean (1966) played at Batavia. At the time of his 1981 IBCA Hall of Fame induction, Anderson became the 6th Batavian to enter the Hall of Fame. Anderson describes his love for high school basketball in this manner: “I have enjoyed the association of those who coach, officiate, and promote the sport at high high school level, which I consider the best level for the sport.” Glen Anderson passed away in 1993.