The crowd watches as Don Sawyer proudly accepts a plaque naming him as a IBCA Hall of Fame inductee from Kelly Glass, left, athletic director at Massac County High School; and Parker Windhorst, right, assistant athletic director.
— Planet photo by Beth Shelton
Earlier this month, Don E. Sawyer received a letter from the Illinois Basketball Coaches Association (IBCA) informing him that he had been voted into the IBCA Hall of Fame.
It was a fitting culmination of a 28-year run as the coach of the Unity Grade School Lady Lions.
In that span covering most of three decades, Sawyer guided the Lady Lions to 504 wins against just 112 losses.
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