Athletics News
 

Dick Tharp
Dick Tharp

Inducted: 1984

1957 ISU graduate ... coached St. Joe-Ogden to back to back perfect seasons in 1964-65 ... spent over 22 years as head football coach at Normal Community High School, compiling a 158-50-5 career record ... guided Normal teams into seven IHSA state playoffs, including a Class 4A second place finish in 1974 ... won 10 conference and nine intercity championships ... coach of the first Shriner's All Star football game ... trustee in the Illinois High School Football Coaches Association for over 10 years ... member of Bloomington-Normal Officials Association Hall of Fame.