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News Coverage of the event:
Saturday, March 25, 2017, at 2:00 pm at the Herrin City Library, starter Richard Box and legendary broadcaster Mike Murphy will provide commentary to the screening of the second half of the state championship basketball game with the Collinsville Kahoks. The 19-minute 2009 film, A Magical Season will follow. Herrin cheerleaders from the class of 1957, and All-American John Tidwell have been invited. Individuals with anecdotes or stories from that season are encouraged to attend and share their memories.
This event is sponsored by the Herrin Area Historical Society and is free and open to the public. This is part of the HAHS Guest Lecture Series. For additional information, please contact program coordinator Gordon Pruett at 618-727-0432.