HALL OF FAME
Name: Owen Coats
Year Inducted: 2012
Category: Friends of Basketball
• Illini Bluffs
Owen is the father-in-law of fellow inductee Karen Coats. He has attended nearly every home boys and girls basketball game at Illini Bluffs High School for 40 years.
Owen is such a loyal fan at Illini Bluffs the school decided to paint his name on the bleachers on his signature spot at half court. Like Karen, Owen has become a "regular" who gives back to the school and community.