Honoring the Past
Inspiring the Future
Wyandot Sports Hall of Fame Nominations
While the Wyandot Sports Hall of Fame committee does its best to research the past for candidates throughout the history of the county, it relies on the public to also provide candidates.
Wyandot Sports Hall of Fame
Here is a list of some of the candidates who have been nominated. Still make a nomination, even if that person or team already is listed below.
Mike Dasher- Carey (1964) and ONU (1968) grad, all-Ohio in high jump, ONU hall of fame (2005) for track & field.
Bob Donaldson - Carey (1946)and ONU grad. Play on 1944 final 4 baseball team. Owner of Bob’s Countryside Golf Course.
Beth Williams – Carey (1998) and U of F (2002) grad, 8 times all American, National outdoor NAIA High Jump champ 2000, NCAA Div. II indoor runner-up 2002.
Nick Mengerink – Carey (1996) and
Milton Trubey- Carey (1923) and Wittenburg
(1927). State champion in track & field. Won the 100 and 220 yd dash in 1923. Inducted into the
– 4 sport star at Carey for 3 yrs. In 1925 called the Red Grange of Ohio high
1975 State Champion Football team
John Reed-Upper (1963) grad. College?? 2 state championship, 3 state runner-up, 9 MAC championships as Coldwater football coach. OHSFA Hall of Fame Inductee 2006. HS coaching record 283-126-1.
Dennis Gerber – Upper (1956) grad, hard running full back on Upper football teams of 1953, 54, 55. Upper was NOL runner-up in 1953, 54. NOL champs 1955.
Emily Bastel- Upper (1998) and MSU (2002) grad. Ohio Woman’s Amateur champ 1999, 01, 02. Big 10 POY 2002. 2nd team all-American golfer, played on LPGA 6 yrs., now asst. golf coach at Duke University.
Andra Bell-Upper (1969) and ONU (1973) grad.
Girls basketball coach at Upper for 34 yrs., 31 winning seasons (538-207), 10
NOL titles, made it 3 x to State final 4. Inducted into ONU
David Kuenzli-Upper (1954) and OU (1958). 9 letters in Football, Basketball, Track, baseball @ Upper, 3 letters in football @ OU. Set Upper and NOL records in 1953 for scoring 227 points, rushing for 2160 yds.
Bob Schnelker – Upper and BGSU grad. Football letterman at Upper and BGSU. Played professionally for Cleveland Browns, NY Giants, later coached in NFL.
Horn-Upper (2002) and Notre Dame (2006) grad.
Walton- Mohawk (2004)and Purdue (2007) grad, led Mohawk
in 2003 to
Babcock- Mohawk (1976) and
Andrea Weininger- Mohawk (1989) and Muskingum (1993) grad, basketball & softball star at both. Scored 1342 pts. in HS basketball. Struck out just once in HS softball. NCAA basketball runner-up 90-91.
Dan Bogard-school and year??? Outstanding 3 sport athlete in Basketball (2135 points), baseball, track. All-Ohio in basketball. Played on baseball team that were state runners-up. What year????
Jim Racheter-McCutchenville grad. Only basketball player in school history to score over 1000 points with 1094.
Bill Bogard-Sycamore (1952) grad. Leading scorer in the WCL both his Jr. and Sr. year (career 1,143 points). State high jump runner-up 1951, state champion (6’3 ¾”) 1952. State meet PV qualifier 1952.
Cheri Harrer-Wynford grad. Basketball coach at Baldwin-Wallace
Junior Justice-Only Wharton basketball player to score over 1000 points (1057).