A Pattonsburg basketball coach will be inducted posthumously into the Missouri Basketball Coaches Association Hall of Fame.
Jeff Bowland coached girls and boys basketball teams at Pattonsburg between 1981 and 2013 and amassed over 600 wins as coach. Pattonsburg won 6 district championships, reached the MSHSAA Boys Basketball Semi-finals in 1990, and the quarterfinals in 1989.
He also coached softball, track, and football at Pattonsburg.
Coach Bowland was a high school standout athlete at Nodaway-Holt High School and graduated from Northwest Missouri State University.
Other coaches inducted into this year’s Missouri Basketball Coaches Association include Todd Shannon of Wellington-Napoleon, current LaPlata and former Trenton coach Greg Buescher, Duane Hiler of Mansfield, Hollister, and Mountain Grove, Gary Koch, Gerry Marlin of North Kansas City, longtime Eminence coach Pete McBride, and former Marionville and College of the Ozarks men’s coach Steve Shepherd.