Mounds High School participated in a great variety of sports for a small school. Boys basketball, golf,
and track & field were definitley offered. It is probable that baseball and maybe even cross country and football
were offered as well. We need information on the school's team nickname, school's team colors, fight song, and conference
The Mounds High School basketball team won one District title and one Regional title. Unfortunatley
this is the extent of the information we currently have available to us. Coaches' names and records of the
better teams in MHS history are being sought to add to this page.
1933-34 District Champions
Coach Thomas Dunn
The Mounds High School golf team made its school proud in the late 1930s/early 1940s. During these
two consecutive seasons the MHS golfers brought home District titles and qualified for the IHSA State Golf Competition.
Information as to the coaches names and possible team records are needed.
1938-39 District Champions / Qualified for State Match Competition
1939-40 District Champions / Qualified for State Match Competition
One Mounds High School trackster brought home a medal from the IHSA State Track Meet while it ran under the one-class
system. Howard Branch was one of the State's premier runners in 1953 placing third in the
880 Yard Run.
1952-53 Individual Medalist
Branch 880 Yard Run 3RD
Adam Rosoho's research found that Mounds High School competed in 6-man football in the 1940s/50s.
If you have any further information please send it to us for inclusion on this page.
Seeking More Information
If you have any further information regarding the successes and achievements of those who attended Mounds High School
please write to us at email@example.com
. We are especially seeking a photo of the original high school building. You can also write to us via real mail at:
Illinois HS Glory Days
6439 N. Neva St.
Chicago, Il. 60631