Public Hall of Famers
Former NBA player Mickey Johnson of Lindblom, Jerome Freeman of Crane, Bryant Notree of Simeon and Imari Sawyer and Ahmad Shareef of King will be among the inductees at the Chicago Public League Basketball Coaches Association’s annual Hall of Fame Recognition Dinner on May 8 at Hawthorne Race Course, 3501 S. Laramie in Cicero. Other inductees are players Al Davis, Crane; Jim Chengary and Bill Haarlow Jr., Bowen; Frank Chico, Tilden; Ike Rudd, Harlan; Charlie Smith, Robeson; and Mickey Rottner, Tuley; and coaches Joe Crumb, Fenger; Herb Ray, Morgan Park; and Paul Stubblefield, Bowen. Coach William Nelson of Farragut will receive the John McLendon Award. For information, call Eugene Henry at (773) 519-1049 or (773) 535-1110.