Row 1: Krista Hennings, Susan Becher, Kellie Hale-Chupp, Natalie Newell
Row 2:Tom Sovine (representing Coach Tom Sovine, deceased), Tony Janzen, Lisa Bergey Lehman, Rodman Bender, Scott Homan (representing Robert Homan, deceased)
Row 1: Charlie Roeder, Stephanie Wagner-Gongaware, Jim Burkert, Brent Eaton
Row 2: Thomas Lantz, David Miller, Willy Will, Eric Eaton, Jim Routhier
Hall of Fame Announces "Class of 2016"
Bethany Christian: Lisa Bergey-Lehman (1999), Tom Lantz (1984)
Concord: Kelly Hale-Chupp (2003), Jim Routhier (Coach/Trainer)
Elkhart: Bob Homan (1953)
Elkhart Central: Tony Janzen (2004)
Elkhart Memorial: Krista Hennings (1984)
Fairfield: Sue Becher (1973)
Goshen: David Miller (1998), Natalie Newell (2011), Tom Sovine (Coach)
Jimtown: Stephanie Wagner-Gongaware (2007), Rodman Bender (1977)
Northridge: Eric Eaton (2004), Brent Eaton (2008), Jim Burkert (Coach)
NorthWood: Charlie Roeder (2000), Willy Will (2001)
The Hall of Fame class of 2016 will be inducted on Saturday, November 12 at the Matterhorn Restaurant, 2041 Cassopolis Street in Elkhart. A 5:30 social hour will be followed by dinner at 6:30 and the induction ceremony at 7:30.
Tickets are $25 per person and MUST be purchased in advance. Tickets will be available at Elkhart Memorial, Concord, Goshen, Bethany Christian, Jimtown, Northridge and NorthWood High Schools in the athletic offices as well as at The Goshen News, The Elkhart Truth, and First State Bank of Middlebury.
DEADLINE FOR TICKET PURCHASES IS NOVEMBER 4. Tickets will NOT be sold the night of the banquet.
We regretfully note the passing of the following Hall of Fame members during 2016 (Click on the name to see their Hall of Fame web page. Click on the "Obituary" link to read a published obituary.) :
Henry Robinson Sr October 13, 1937 - June 17, 2016
Dean Foster January 1, 1947 - April 6, 2016
Dennis Tepe February 17, 1938 - March 24, 2016
Gary Cook August 6, 1944 - January 7, 2016
Gary was a long-time member of the Hall of Fame selection committee.