Jimmy Cheadle

Jimmy Cheadle ( 1962 Purcell High School Graduate )

Letterman on Purcell High School Football (1958 - 1961)

Letterman on Purcell High School Basketball (1958 - 1962)

4 year starter at End in Football

Starting Offensive and Defensive End on the 1960 PHS State Semi-Finalist Football Team that ended ended the season with an (11 - 1 - 1) record and set a new standard for wins for a PHS Football Team

Still holds the modern day PHS school record of 4 touchdown receptions in one game against Maysville in 1960

4 year starter at Forward in Basketball

Starting Forward on the (1960 - 1961) Class B State Basketball Championship Team that finished with a ( 28-1 ) season record losing only to Class 5A Dallas (TX), Perry Samuels High School

In the 1961 Class B State Basketball Finals against an undefeated Lawton Douglass team, Jimmy scored 27 points and pulled down 16 rebounds in Purcell's (69 - 59) win

Selected to the All-Tournament Team for the 1961 Class B State Basketball Tournament.

Averaged (15.3) points per game as a Junior for the Dragons

Named as an Alternate to the 1962 Oklahoma All-State Football team as an End

Starting Forward on the (1961 - 1962) Purcell Dragons Basketball Team that finished (23 - 3) and were beaten in the Regional Finals, just one game shy of the 1962 Class B State Tournament

Averaged (24.5) points and (18.4) rebounds per game as a Senior for the Dragons

Selected to the Oklahoman and Tulsa World High School All-State Basketball Teams ( 1962 )

Selected to the 1962 Oklahoma High School All-State Basketball Team

Acknowledged by Boney Matthews as one of the three best PHS Basketball players (along with Lester Lane and Mike McCurdy ) that he ever coached

Accpeted a scholarship to play basketball at Kansas State University where he played for one year (1962 - 1963). Jimmy then decided to serve his country by joining the U.S. Army

While in the Army, Jimmy played on numerous high level military basketball teams over the next 10 to 12 years while he served. He made the "All-Army Basketball Team" many of those years

Named as a Wide Receiver on the 1960's PHS All-Decade Football Team by Purcell Football Alumni

Named as a Wide Receiver on the All-Century (1900 -1999) PHS Football Team by Purcell Football Alumni