For Info Call HOF President Jenni Thunberg 989-891-0602

Search

Find Us on Facebook:

Track

  • Inducted 2004

    Career
    Highlights

    • Mt Morris High School - All-State Football - 1963
    • University of Michigan Football - 1964-67
    • Football Coach Freeland High School - Playoffs 4 Times
    • Football Coach - Pinconning - Three-Time Regional Coach of the Year
    • Track Coach - Mt. Morris High School - Two-Time SVL Coach of the Year

  • Inducted 2003

    Career
    Highlights

    • 1957 - BCJC - Cross Country Team Captain
    • 1958 - BCJC Track Team Captain and All Conference
    • CMU Cross Country and Track - 1959-1961
    • Founding Father of Bay Area Runners' Club (BARC)
    • Founder - St. Pat's Road Race
  • Inducted 1997

    Career
    Highlights

    • BC Western - 1977-80 - Track - Set 1 Mile Run & 220 Yard School Record
    • 1980 - 1st Team All State Class 'A'
    • Michigan State Basketball - All Big 10
    • 1989-97 California Police Olympics
    • World Police & Fire Games 1600 Meter Relay Record
    • 1993 L.A.P.D. Open 'Athlete of the Year'

  • Inducted 2007

    Career
    Highlights

    • 9 Varsity Letters - Track, Football, Basketball - St. Mary High
    • Valley Parochial, Regional Champion, Pole Vault, High Hurdles
    • State Champion, Pole Vault 1962
    • First Team VPL,, Associated Press All State Football
    • 4 Varsity Letters, Track, CMU, MVP 1965 & 1966
    • CMU Triple Jump Record Holder 8 Years
  • Inducted 1999

    Career
    Highlights

    • High School All-American in United States Jr. National Track & Field Championships - 1988
    • Co-Holders of the Golden Helmet Award
    • Northwood University - Full Football Scholarship
    • Dan: NAIA Academic Collegiate All-American - Junior Year
    • David: Voted Most Valuable Player and Field Performer at the Midland Graves Relay
    • David - The Only Bay County Athlete to Ever Win This Award



  • Inducted 2002

    Career
    Highlights

    • 2002 Olympic Bronze Medalist - Bobsledding
    • 2-Time National Bobsled Champion
    • All State Pole Vaulter - John Glenn
    • All-County, All Conference Football - John Glenn
    • Purdue University Central Collegiate Champion
    • Pole Vault Coach - University of Louisville
  • Inducted 1993

    Career
    Highlights

    • Football First Team All-State & All-Valley
    • Basketball First Team All-State; Season Leading Scorer
    • Track First Team All-State Shot Put
  • 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 1996

    Career
    Highlights

    • John Glenn High School - 10 Varsity Letters
    • Western High School Track Coach - 13 City Titles
    • Western High School Track Coach - 8 County Titles
    • 4-Time SVL Coach of the Year
    • Albion College Football & Track
  • Inducted 2009

    Career
    Highlights

    • Earned 13 Varsity Letters at CMU. Graduated 1940
    • Set CMU Single game & Career Basketball Scoring Records
    • Led CMU in Basketball scoring 3 Years
    • CMU Pole Vault Record Holder. Olympic Trials in Pole Vault
    • Inducted into CMU Sports Hall of Fame - Class of 1987
    • Teacher, Coach, Athletic Director & Counselor at Handy High School
    Click HERE To Read MLive Article.
  • Inducted 1999

    Career
    Highlights

    • Handy High School 1949 Grad -- 14 Varsity Letters (Basketball, Football, Baseball, Track & Swimming)
    • Quarterback for BC Handy in 26-0 Win over Bay City Central (1948)
    • Catcher/Pitcher Kiwanis Club Baseball 1947
    • Pole Vaulter, Track Relay Runner & Swim Team Diver




  • Inducted 2010

    Career
    Highlights

    • Lettered in Football, Basketball at St. Joseph High School
    • Asst. Coach at St. Joseph HS - Including 1967 St. Joseph State Champion Football Team
    • Coached Football, Basketball & Track at St. Joseph Grade School - 30 Years
    • Many League Championship in Football & Basketball at St. Joseph
    • Manager at NELL LL - 20 Years with Mutiple League & County Championships
    • Board Member of NELL for 18 Years

    >> Click HERE to read the MLive story.

  • Inducted 2004

    Career
    Highlights

    • St. Mary's High School - 1957-1961
    • Football, Track, Basketball - 4 Years - All-State Basketball
    • Olivet College - 1961-1965 - Track, Cross Country - 4 Years - MVP - 1962
    • John Glenn High School - 1966-1995 - Teacher, Athletic Director, Coach
    • Michigan High School Regional Athletic Director of the Year - 1995
    • John Glenn - Bay County Girls Track Champs - 11 Years

  • Inducted 1996

    Career
    Highlights

    • Central Michigan University Track Records - NAIA Indoor Champion - 3-Time League Champion
    • John Glenn Track Coach 1969-1984 - White Pine Conference Champs & Bay County Boys Track Titles
    • 16 All-Americans - Men
    • 13 All-Americans - Women
    • SVSU Track Coach 1985 - Present
  • Inducted 2005

    Career
    Highlights

    • Holder of indoor long jump & triple jump record at CMU
    • MAC indoor long jump champion
    • Coached women's track and gymnastics
    • Presents track & field clinics for youth
    • Competes in the Goodwill Games at the National Level
    • In 1995 ranked 12th in the U.S. in the long jump
  • Inducted 1999

  • Inducted 1995

    Career
    Highlights

    • Bay City Central High School Track - State, Valley, Regional Champion - State Record Holder - Most Valuable Performer
    • Central Michigan University Track - Conference Champion 100 & 60 Yards Record Conference - Most Valluable Performer
  • Inducted 1995

    Career
    Highlights

    • Central Michigan University Track, Football, Gymnastics All-American 1939
    • 20-Year Bay City Central High School Head Coach - Track
    • 27-Year Assistant Football Coach - 5 Class A State Championships
    • 1988 CMU Athletic Hall of Fame Inductee
  • Inducted 1995

    Career
    Highlights

    • Bay City Central High School 3-Year Varsity Basketball & Track All-State Basketball; State High Jump Champion
    • University of Michigan 3-Year Letterman Basketball & Track; Big 10 and NCAA High Jump Champion All-American 1953
  • Inducted 1994

    Career
    Highlights

    • Bay City Central High School 1954-1957 - Football, Track
    • All-State Football Bay City Central High School - 1956
    • State Track Champion 100-Yard Dash - Bay City Central High School 1956

baseballhockeybasketballbowlingtennis/paddleballsoccertrackfootballgolf

Where To Find Us

Our Purpose

1. Select Candidates & Inductees
Establish & maintain a site for the Bay County Sports HOF

2. Solicit & Acquire Money, Gifts & Grants
To support the activities of the Board of Directors & the Sports Hall of Fame

3. Sponsor, Arrange & Promote Annual Awards Banquet
To honor new inductees into the Bay County Sports HOF

(As stated in the Bay County Sports HOF By-laws - Article II -- May 1990)

The Classes

Words to Live By...

quote_11.png