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Inductees-Class of 2000

  • Inducted 2000

    Career
    Highlights

    • 4-Year Varsity Golf - BCC
    • State Golf Champion 1974
    • BCC Golf Team Captain -- 1974
    • U of M Varsity Golf 1974-1979 (Captain 1979)
    • Playboy All-Mid America Golf Team - 1978
    • Illinois PGA Golf Pro of the Year 1993 & 1996
  • Inducted 2000

    Career
    Highlights

    • Free Style Swimmer BCC - 1947-48
    • Outstanding Swimmer Bay City JC - 1950-5
    • All-American JC Swim Team - 1951 (4 Events)
    • Varsity Swim Team Michigan State University
    • Warden at Jackson (MI) Prison
      ** Died in 1977



  • Inducted 2000

    Career
    Highlights

    • BC Handy All Conference Football 1958-59
    • All-State Honorable Mention - Football - 1958-59
    • Central Michigan - All Conference Wrestling 1960
    • Wrestling Coach - Bay City Central
    • Wrestling Coach Bay City Handy
    • Michigan Wrestling Hall of Fame 1993


  • Inducted 2000

    Career
    Highlights

    • NFL Football, NY Jets, Cleveland Browns
    • Grand Valley State Football
    • GLIAC Football Champion 1977
    • NAIA All-American First Team
    • All Great Lakes Conference 1977


  • Inducted 2000

    Career
    Highlights

    • Bay City Central High School 1951-1955
      9 Varsity Letters
    • All-City, All-Valley, State Honorable Mention
    • Valley Football Scoring Leader
    • CMU Track Relays Champion
    • BCC Football Half-back 1953-55
      BCC Athlete of the Year -- 1955
    • Michigan State University Football Scholarship

  • Inducted 2000

    Career
    Highlights

    • Women's Fastpitch Softball in the 1960's & 70's
    • Class C Amelith Softball State Champion - Pitcher, Shortstop
    • Field Hockey - Valparaiso University
    • Bay County Women's Golf Champion
    • 1st Woman to Officiate State Championship Basketball Game
      ** Died in 1979
  • Inducted 2000

    Career
    Highlights

    • BCC All-Valley Football - 1974-75
    • U.S. Naval Academy 1976-1980
    • Captain of Navy Football Team - 1979
    • Winner of Navy's Cook Memorial Award
    • Navy Football Coach
    • 4 Years U.S. Navy - Naval P3 Pilot


  • Inducted 2000

    Career
    Highlights

    • 3-Sport Star at BC Western (Football, Basketball, Baseball)
    • Football Golden Helmet Winner 1974-75
    • 3-Year Varsity Basketball at Western
    • U of M Baseball Full Scholarship
    • 1978 Regional & National Baseball Champion at U of M
    • Fast-pitch Softball - Bay City Mariners
    • ** Died in 1994




  • Inducted 2000

    Career
    Highlights

    • USA AAU All-American Boxing Team
    • USA Olympic Boxing Team 1977-1980
    • Olympic National Middleweight Champion
    • 4-Time State Golden Gloves Champion
    • 4-Time State AAU Middleweight Champion
    • 1979 Amateur Athlete of the Year - Bay County
  • Inducted 2000

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