Friends of Basketball


Jim Johnson

Year Inducted: 2020

Category: Friends of Basketball

Schools / Organizations: West Frankfort High School
Wet Frankfort Junior High School
Eldorado High School
Eldorado Junior High School

Biography: Jim served as public address announcer at West Frankfort High School basketball games for 40 years. His service included manning the P.A. for college games, junior high games, IHSA Regionals, Sectionals, and Super-sectionals.  He also manned the mike at the various West Frankfort tournaments.  Jim contributed to basketball on the coaching side as well. He coached basketball for four years at Eldorado High School, two years at Eldorado Junior High and 23 years at West Frankfort Junior HIgh.