Year Inducted: 2022
Schools / Organizations: Irving High School
Hillsboro High School
Biography: Dale became the first Illinois player to score 1,000 points in a season with 1,029 for Irving High School in the 1945-46 campaign. He was the third Illinois player to top 2,000 career points, following Dwight Eddleman and Dean Ehlers. Irving was a three-year high school with an enrollment of 23 students in 1945-46. Dale played his senior year at nearby Hillsboro. His junior season at Irving included three 60-point games with a high of 68.