Jim Whitby

Inducted 2018

  • Head boys’ basketball coach at Obion Co. Central High School for 19 years

  • Head boys’ basketball coach at Lake Co. High School for 9 years

  • Amassed over 850 career wins

  • His teams made 3 TSSAA State Championship appearances

  • 1986 TSSAA Class AA State Champions

  • His son, Cannon, played on the state championship team and at the time set 5 state tournament records and scored 45 points in the championship game

  • Recipient of the Basketball Coaches Association of Tennessee Lifetime Achievement Award

  • Inducted into the Obion Co. High School Hall of Fame

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