Honoring the Past
Inspiring the Future
Wyandot Sports Hall of Fame
Class of 2013
The Wyandot Sports Hall of Fame inducted its third class April 20, 2013 in a banquet at the Masters’ Building at the Wyandot County Fairgrounds.
Members of the third class were: George Amlin, Mohawk; Andra Bell, Upper Sandusky; Art Huston, Carey; Rob Sheldon, Wynford; Heather (Huffman) Speyer, Riverdale; Rick, Young, Upper Sandusky; and the 1975 Carey football team.
Below are brief profiles of each member of the class of 2013. Click on each picture or the name below for a complete profile and additional photos.
George Amlin, the valedictorian of the Mohawk High School class of 1963, won 14 letters from 1959-63 and went on to play football at Ohio State University. At Mohawk, he won four letters each in track and field and basketball and three letters in both basketball and baseball.
Andra Bell is a member of the Upper Sandusky High School and Ohio Northern University Hall of Fames. She is most well-known for her 34-year coaching career at the helm of the Upper Sandusky girls basketball program but also coached softball and track and field briefly at USHS and was a basketball and softball player at Ohio Northern.
Art Huston was a four-sport star at Carey High School during his freshman, sophomore and junior years, playing halfback and defensive back in football, forward in basketball, left field in baseball and pole vaulting, long jumping and sprinting on the track and field team. He later transferred to Findlay High School and went on to play football at Ohio State University.
Heather (Huffman) Speyer was an All-Ohio athlete in both basketball and volleyball at Riverdale, who went on to play basketball at the University of Toledo and the University of Findlay and then continued in her athletic endeavors as a coach.
Rob Sheldon coached the Wynford High School boys basketball team from 1979-2003, earning induction into the Elyria and Wynford high school, Bluffton University, Ohio High School Basketball Coaches Association and Crawford County Sports hall of fames. Sheldon went 450-195 during his coaching career, earning 401 of those victories with the Royals.
Rick Young won the maximum possible nine letters during his playing time at Upper Sandusky High School, earning three letters each in football, wrestling and track and field. He went on to play football and track and field at the College of Dupage and football at Bowling Green State University, before taking up a career in coaching.
The 1975 Carey High School football team is the only state champion in school history and Wyandot County’s only football state champion. With their Class A title, they became just the second Wyandot County champion in any sport, following the 1954 Nevada High School track and field team.
From left: Rob Sheldon, Andra Bell, Rick Young, Dr. Arthur Huston accepting on behalf of the late Art Huston, George Amlin and Heather (Huffman) Speyer
The 1975 Carey football team