Highland Baseball Coach Inducted Into Hall Of Fame


Joel Hawkins, head baseball coach at Highland High School, was recently inducted into the Illinois High School Baseball Coaches Association Hall of Fame.

He was also named the Class 3A coach of the year for 2015 as the Bulldogs won the state championship in that class.

Hawkins, who started his baseball coaching career at Highland High in the 1991-92 school year, has won over 500 games, and his teams have claimed 8 regional titles, 3 sectional titles, and 2 state championships.