Mr. John Timko ’74

Home / Athletic Achievement / Mr. John Timko ’74

Wall of Fame Class of 2013

Dr. John Timko ’74 was a striking basketball player at MMI, playing all four years of his high school career. During his time on the team, he scored 1,218 points. He was the second-leading scorer on the Preppers’ 1972-1973 state championship team and notched 546 points that season. He was the team’s leading rebounder and best inside player that season and received honorable mention recognition on the United Press International Class C All-State Team. In the semifinal game of the season, he scored the clinching basket and scored double figures; in the final game, he led MMI with 33 points. During the following season, Dr. Timko scored 568 points, an average of 25.8 per game, and was the team’s leading rebounder once again. The 1974 Minamek notes of the basketball team that year: “The team deserves our thanks for an exciting season, and John Timko our special admiration, for he scored his one-thousandth career point and led the region in scoring. John was also the recipient of the Scotty Roman award which is given annually to the region’s outstanding athlete.”

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.