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Jimmies News · Jimtown’s Harkins will Enter Indiana Basketball Hall of Fame


The Indiana Basketball Hall of Fame in New Castle, Indiana exists to honor only those standout boys and girls basketball players whose high school careers have been the best in the State of Indiana.  While she has only been a Jimmie for less than a full year, we are very proud to announce that our new Girls Basketball coach at Jimtown, Alicia Harkins has been named to the Indiana Basketball Hall of Fame “Silver Anniversary Team”.   Coach Harkins will enter the hall of fame as a player 25 years ago with the Penn Lady Kingsmen.   Coach Harkins went on to play college basketball at Southern Illinois University where she is currently 10th overall as a scorer in their school’s history.

Please click the following link to look at a brief press release from Southern Illinois about Alicia’s selection to the Indiana Basketball Hall of Fame:

http://www.siuecougars.com/sports/w-baskbl/2017-18/releases/20171219eo6r88

Please click the following link to look at the information that was released by the Indiana Basketball Hall of Fame about the Silver Anniversary Team:

http://www.hoopshall.com/news/2017/12/19/general/2018-womens-silver-anniversary-team-announced/

Finally…here is a link to the local South Bend Tribune coverage of the selection of the Silver Anniversary Team:

https://www.southbendtribune.com/sports/area-briefs/article_9de53a28-15a4-5647-a480-9cdfa8276ee1.html

 

CONGRATULATIONS COACH HARKINS!!!

While you are honored on this team as a Penn Kingsman—we are so very proud that you are now a Jimtown Jimmie!!   Jimtown is lucky to have you and we look forward to the continued leadership that you are providing for our school and girls basketball program.  The future is bright for the Jimmies and the sky is the limit!!