Year Inducted: 1973
Schools / Organizations: Murphysboro High School
Biography: One of the finest officials to ever come from Southern Illinois, Jim McCoskey retired in 1962 after officiating for 36 seasons. A life-long residendt of Murphysboro, Jim worked the IHSA State tournament in Champaign in 1954, 1955, 1956, 1958, and 1959. James passed away on October 24, 2002.