Friends of Basketball


Steve and Sharon Mitts

Year Inducted: 2006

Category: Friends of Basketball

Schools / Organizations: Williamsville High School

Biography: Steve and Sharon have worked side by side at the Williamsville High School scorers bench for over 30 years. Steve has served as the official scorer and Sharon as either clock operator or scoreboard operator. Since 1995, they have worked every day at the four day Williamsville Holiday Tournament. They average working 80 plus games a year. Steve has also served as the Sangamon County boys basketball tournament official scorer or timer for the past 17 years. Steve also served as the official scorer for the Illinois Express professional basketball team. Steve and Sharon are also involved with football at Williamsville. Steve has served as game timer or scoreboard operator for 45 years, and Sharon as scoreboard operator for the last 25 years. Sharon is a second generation Hall of Famer, as her parents Frank and Dortha Showalter were inducted into the IBCA Hall of Fame in 1986.