Friends of Basketball


Harry Wagy

Year Inducted: 2015

Category: Friends of Basketball

Schools / Organizations: Nevo Grade School
Pleasant Hill Middle School
Pleasant Hill High School
WBBA (97.5 FM)

Biography: Harry has been a fixture in western Illinois basketball as a coach and radio announcer. He coached at Nevo and Pleasant
grade schools, leading Pleasant Hill’s eighth grade team to second place in the 1978 IESA State Tournament.  Harry then was head boys coach at Pleasant Hill for 18 years, winning 248 games and a regional title. He worked for many years at WBBA (97.5 FM) and for 15 years had a radio show called “Coaches Corner.”  Harry Wagy died on January 10, 2022.