Athletic Hall of Fame: Don Laketa '50

Three-sport athlete at Lemont High School, starring in baseball, basketball and football… averaged 23.6 points per game in basketball… led the team to a 19-9 record on the court… tabbed as an All-American while playing at Joliet Junior College, and went on to play basketball at the University of Wichita (now Wichita State University)… totaled more than 300 wins as the boys’ basketball coach at Homewood-Flossmoor… guided his team to nine IHSA Regional Championships, three IHSA Sectional titles, and an Elite 8 appearance in 1985… coached a state championship boys’ golf team in 1969-70… inducted into the Illinois Basketball Coaches Association (IBCA) Hall of Fame in 1990.