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WC unveils Hall of Fame display

WC unveils Hall of Fame display.

Weatherford College unveiled a permanent display honoring two hall of fame coaches Friday.

Bob McKinley and Betty Jo Crumm Graber, both inductees into the NJCAA Women’s Basketball Coaches Association Hall of Fame, are featured in a new wall display at the Graber Athletic Center.

WC is one of only four National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) colleges in the nation with two hall of fame inductees.

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Graber was inducted in 1998. Having coached at WC from 1956 to 1991, she is also a member of the inaugural class of the Women’s Basketball Hall of Fame and was a longtime chairperson of the NJCAA Women’s Basketball Committee.

McKinley was inducted in 2015. He is the winningest NJCAA coach in the nation, men’s or women’s basketball, with 876 victories. He has coached at WC since 1977 and is an 11-time Conference Coach of the Year honoree.

The Coyote Basketball Booster Club held a reception to unveil the display Friday afternoon.