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Illinois Basketball Coaches Association
Illinois Basketball Coaches Association

HALL OF FAME
FRIENDS OF BASKETBALL

Name: Dale Smith

Year Inducted: 1974

Category: Friends of Basketball

Schools/Organizations:
• St. Charles High School
• Mooseheart High School
• Little Seven Conference

Biography:
Dale Smith was one of the most colorful sports figures in the northern part of the state. He held many positions including coach at St. Charles, athletic director at Mooseheart, secretary of the Little Seven Conference. He was a great authority on prep sports and he had great interest and enthusiasm for publicizing high school sports. Unfortunately, Dale died of a heart attack at the young age of 52 in January of 1973. Dale was posthumously inducted into the IBCA HOF in 1974.