Friends of Basketball


David Mitchell

Year Inducted: 2016

Category: Friends of Basketball

Schools / Organizations: Watseka High School

Biography: David’s passion for Watseka basketball began in 1971 when as an eighth-grader he became the team manager for the high school team.  He later researched “Warrior Basketball History” by compiling all-time records and stats.  David was sports editor for the Iroquois Times and Republic from 1972-79 and a correspondent for the Kankakee Journal from 1980 to 1990.  He published several books on high school basketball focusing on Iroquois County.  He ran a website call from 2002-2009.