Friends of Basketball


George Mason

Year Inducted: 1983

Category: Coaches

Schools / Organizations: Amboy High School

Biography: George Mason began his career as a vital part of the Amboy High School basketball program in 1931. He served as Amboy Grade School basketball coach from 1951-1969.  A member of the Clipper’s 1943 IHSA Amboy regional champions, Mason also played basketball at Illinois State in 1947-1948. As the principal at Amboy Grade School, Mason has volunteered his time and services at Amboy as official basketball timer for more than 30 years. Mason’s son Jim was an all-state basketball center for Amboy in 1973. Mason’s total commitment to the Amboy High School basketball program will never be forgotten.