Honoring the Past
Inspiring the Future
Wyandot Sports Hall of Fame
Class of 2011
The Wyandot Sports Hall of Fame inducted its first class April 16, 2011 in a banquet at the Masters Building at the Wyandot County Fairgrounds.
Members of the first class were: Mike Dasher, Carey; Kevin Babcock, Mohawk; Jim Stiger, Nevada/Wynford; Karen (Kin) Fox, Riverdale; Greg Micheli, Upper Sandusky; Robert “Bob” Schnelker, Upper Sandusky; and the 1954 Nevada track and field team.
Below are brief profiles of each member of the class of 2011. Click on each picture or the name below for a complete profile and additional photos.
Mike Dasher was a four-year letterwinner in
track, football and basketball at Carey High School from 1960-64, winning
most valuable player awards in all three sports. He set school records in the
120-yard hurdles, 180-yard hurdles and the high jump. Dasher went on to
compete in football and track at
had an outstanding prep career at Upper Sandusky High School from 2001-05. He
was the All-Ohio defensive player of the year in 2003 and offensive player of
the year in 2004 for the Rams and was a part of the 2005
Robert “Bob” Schnelker
was a multi-sport athlete at Upper Sandusky High School from 1942-46 and at
Bowling Green State University. He was drafted by the Cleveland Browns after
graduating from BGSU in 1951 and enjoyed a nine-year career as a tight end
primarily with the New York Giants from 1952-61 that included twice being
named a Pro Bowler and earning an NFL Championship ring in 1956. He coached
in the NFL for the next 30 years, earning two Super Bowl rings with the Green
The 1954 Nevada track and field team succeeded in garnering Wyandot County’s first state championship, winning the Class B state title. Two individual championships, earned by Jim Steinhilber and Jim Stiger were won in the shot put and the 120 high hurdles and 180 low hurdles, respectively. The team also qualified for the finals in the 880 relay.