Hinkel coached Madrid football for 29 seasons which included making the playoffs in 25 out of the last 26 seasons. His football teams won a state title in 1991 and were runnerup 7 times. He had an overall record of 316-82, becoming the 11th coach in state history to reach the 300-win plateau.
Hinkel’s track teams won five state titles, and there were five runnerup teams. He coached 27 state meet champions.
(By Ryan Wendt KWBG Boone)