Officlals at Iroquois West High School and the Raider-community is renaming the high school football field. 'Boma Field' will honor the late John Boma. A dedication ceremony is set for Friday, August 28, at 6:30 pm.
Coach Boma started his coaching and teaching career at Iroquois West in 1972. He became the Head Football Coach in 1975. Boma led the Raiders to 145 victories, several playoff appearances and two state semi-finals. He was inducted into the Illinois High School Coaches Hall of Fame in 1988.
Coach Boma passed away July 16, 2015.