Bootheel Basketball

A Half Century of Hoops Supremacy

Retail Price: $29.95

With a little help from friends, family, fans and boosters, Erwin Porter has assembled a collection of stories, records and photos that tell the story of boys prep hoops in “the Bootheel” from 1968 to 2020. Bootheel Basketball takes older fans on a nostalgic trip back in time, while sharing with younger hoops buffs insight as to how Southeast Missouri teams became so dominant on a state level.

This 6” x 9”, 240-page hardbound book contains:

Histories of each of the area’s 40 boys programs, organized by conference, as well as all-time won/loss records

All-State honorees from 1968-2020

State championship section, including team photos

Profiles of eight 500-win coaches

Bootheel Basketball “fun facts”

Over 170 photos

Foreword by All-American and NBA star Tyler Hansbrough


Listen to Sports Huddle Bootheel Basketball Book and Yadi Resigns Feb 9th from SEMO ESPN in Podcast

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Proceeds from the sale of this book will also help other communities and organizations preserve their history through Our American Heritage Project, a non-profit organization.
Book Details
Pages: 240 pages
Product Dimensions: 6x9
Cover Type: Hard Cover
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