AKRON – Hall of Fame basketball coach Bill Patrick will be honored prior to Tippecanoe Valley’s JV game with Peru Saturday night.
The recpeption is scheduled for 4:15 p.m. and will conclude prior to the tipoff of the 6:15 p.m. JV game.
Now in his 45th season, Patrick owns a career record of 725-281. The reception is in honor of Patrick recently coaching his 1,000th career game.
Patrick began his legendary career at Sidney High School, his alma mater, and later coached at South Whitley and Whitko.
For the past 15 years, he has coached at Valley, where he is 247-101. His current team is 12-3 and wrapped up another Three Rivers Conference championship.
All of Patrick’s former players and assistant coaches, as well as former cheerleaders and any fans, are invited to attend the reception.