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Karen (Kin) Fox

2011 WSHF inductee



Karen (Kin) Fox was an outstanding student and athlete at Riverdale from 1974-78 who earned 12 varsity letters. She twice earned state honors in basketball and continued her basketball career at Miami University, where she was a four-year starter. She helped lead the Redskins to a Mid-American Conference championship as a senior with the game-winning basket and played in the first NCAA Tournament for women’s basketball.


Fox earned All-North Central Conference honors in basketball three times. She was given All-Ohio special mention as a junior and honorable mention as a senior, leading the Falcons to the NCC title as a senior. She had a 41-point, 25-rebound outburst in a game against Buckeye Central and finished her high school career with 972 points.


In volleyball, Fox was a two-time All-NCC selection and led the NCC in serving percentage while helping the Falcons to the league title as a senior. She also was a four-year letterwinner on the track and field team.


At Miami, Fox earned a scholarship for her final three seasons, led the team in field goal percentage as a junior and set the school record for field goal percentage (.565) during the 1981-82 season. The mark still ranks seventh all-time. Fox also played in the AIAW tournament and was a scholar-athlete award winner.


Fox was the RHS salutatorian in 1978 and served as the class graduation speaker. She was the Student Council president as a senior and also served as National Honor Society President. Fox earned Exchange Club Student of the Year honors, was on the Falconette newspaper staff, was a member of Varsity R and was an FTA officer.


As a coach, Fox led Riverdale’s varsity for three years, leading the Falcons to the NCC championship in 1989, earning Northwest Ohio Coach of the Year honors. She also coached the varsity track team to a district championship and served as a junior high and junior varsity basketball coach.


Fox was a social studies and CCD teacher and teen leader for church retreats for more than 20 years. She currently is a mail carrier in Upper Sandusky. She and her husband, Frank, have two children, Lauren England and Maureen Fox.