Jim Winters
  • St. Paul High School 1957-1966

    Teacher, Guidance Counselor, Basketball and Football and Track Coach and

    First African American Head High School Basketball Coach in the State of Oregon – 1958

    While at SPHS, Mr. Winters coached several winning teams and many individual record holders.

    His Basketball teams were Marion County Champions and qualified for the playoffs two times.


    Hall of Fame – Portland Interscholastic League (PIL)

    Hall of Fame – University of Portland; Honorable Mention

    All-American in Basketball

    1948 led PIL in basketball scoring; 1949 named ALL-PIL First Team

    1949 led Roosevelt High School to the large school State Basketball Championship

    1949 top scorer at the State Basketball Tournament

    1949 named 1st team All –Tournament


    Inducted September 18, 2015