1965-66 Benton High School Boy’s Team
Year Inducted: 1987
Schools / Organizations: Benton High School
Biography: One of the best teams to come from southern Illinois was the 1965-66 Benton High School Rangers. They were undefeated into the IHSA Elite Eight before losing to eventual state runner-up, Galesburg High School 73-71. The Rangers were coached by IBCA Hall of Fame Coach Rich Herrin (1983 inductee).
Team Members in the Picture:
Back Row (L to R): Coach Rich Herrin, Mike McGuire, Rich Tennant, Jim Hill, John Burlison, Mark McCutcheon, Harry Stewart and Maurice Phillips.
Front Row (L to R): Jerry Hoover, Dave Woodland, Jim Adkins, Rich Yunkus, Bill Lowery, Kenny Payne, and Terry Heard.