BOSTON, CHARLIE

CHARLIE BOSTON

Inducted:  May 3, 2009 in Merrillville, IN

Date of Birth:  January 9, 1952 in Oklahoma City, OK

High School Attended:  Hobart, IN                 Graduated:  1970

High School Honors:  4-year member of football, basketball, and baseball teams; 2-year starter as defensive back and quarterback; All-State Quarterback 1970; Top 33 Quarterback 1970; North All-Star Team quarterback 1970; holds 38 year old record for longest touchdown as a Brickie (99 years).

College Attended:  Western Illinois University Graduated:  1974

College Honors:  Athletic scholarship to WIU; 3-year starter at defensive back.

Professional Athletic Background:  World Football League starting defensvie back for New York Stars.

Coaching Career:  Assistant football coach at Valparaiso University 4 years; assistant coach at Western Illinois 1 year; assistant coach at Hobart HS 17 years; head coach at Kankakee Valley HS 4 years; head coach Hobart HS 4 years. 

Coaching Honors:  11 State Championship appearances with 4 State titles.

Family:  Wife, Mary; daughters, Katie, Rebecca, and Kelly