Friends of Basketball


Vern Pinkston

Year Inducted: 2020

Category: Friends of Basketball

Schools / Organizations: (Raymond) Lincolnwood High School

Biography: Few people have seen more games and players at (Raymond) Lincolnwood High School than Vern, who has experienced the highs and lows of the program for more than four decades. He has been the official scorekeeper for Lincolnwood home and away games for an incredible 42 years.  Vern was a mainstay in the Lincolnwood community as a teacher, coach and athletic director. He also has served as a park board member since the late 1970s.