Taylor resident Bob Wilkerson is Catholic League person of the year

Taylor resident Bob Wilkerson -- the softball coach at the University of Detroit Mercy since 1997 -- has been selected person of the year by the Detroit Catholic High School League and Catholic Coaches Association.

Wilkerson will be honored during the Catholic League and Coaches Association Hall of Fame Day June 11 at the Fern Hill Country Club in Clinton Township.

Wilkerson is a former coach and athletic director at Gabriel Richard High School in Riverview and St. Alfred Catholic School in Taylor.

The Hall of Fame evening with cocktails at 5 p.m. followed by the induction at 6:30 and dinner at 7 o'clock. Tickets are $50 each or $90 for two.

For more information, call the Catholic League office at 313-237-5960.