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Jim Nicholson

JIM NICHOLSON, Elkhart Memorial High School, 1973 (Elkhart High School, 1970-72) ** Earned 5 varsity letters in football and wrestling ** Football – 3-year letter winner … member of 1970 EHS state championship team ** Wrestling – 2-year letter winner Manchester College, 1977 ** Played two football for two seasons Coaching **Elkhart Community Schools Coach […]

Deb (Biller) Green

DEB (BILLER) GREEN, Northridge High School, 1982 **7 varsity letters in 2 sports – volleyball, basketball **Volleyball: 4-year participant, 3-year varsity letter winner **Helped school to 1978 sectional championship **Basketball: 4-time varsity letter winner **Set career, single-season, and single-game scoring records, single-season assist record **3-time Hoosier State Honorable Mention College: **Southwestern Michigan College **Basketball: 2-year […]

Nicholas B. “Nick” Corpe

NICHOLAS B. CORPE, Elkhart Memorial High School, 2005 **11 varsity letters in three sports – football, wrestling, baseball **Tim Bringle Memorial Award as the best male athlete in the Elkhart Community Schools **Wrestling: 4-time varsity letterwinner **IHSAA state champion (2005), 2-time All-State **4-time sectional champion, 3-time regional champion, 1-time semistate champion; 3-time state qualifier **Team […]

Royce Cripe

ROYCE CRIPE, Goshen High School, 1967 **5-time varsity letterwinner in baseball and basketball Baseball: 3-time varsity letterwinner **season .338 batting average (1967), led team in triples and stolen bases **Helped GHS to school’s first sectional championship (1968) by striking 18 in final game **struck out 18 in regional loss to No.2-rated South Bend Clay **1.41 […]

Peg Bough

Peggy Bough, North Miami High School, 1975 Coaching: NorthWood High School (1979-2007) **Head volleyball coach, 1991-2007 **Compiled 358-159 varsity record **Teams 2 won 10 sectional titles, including 8 consecutive **2 regional titles (1997-98) **1 Northern Lakes Conference title (1997) **1-time semistate finalist (1998) **NorthWood High School: Freshman volleyball coach for 2 years **NorthWood Middle School: […]

Rich Dodson

RICHARD DODSON, Bremen High School, 1965 Coaching:, **NorthWood High School: Head football coach 1991-2008 **Coached school to 2005 IHSAA Class 3A state championship **Won semistate titles, 7 regional titles, 7 Northern Lakes Conference title **Compiled 169-50 record **Teams won 39 consecutive regular-season games, 29 consecutive Northern Lakes Conference games **NorthWood High School: Assistant varsity coach […]

David Whittaker

DAVID WHITTAKER (Coach), Graduate of Elkhart High School (1968) ** All-time career victories leader for Elkhart Central High School (528) ** Eight-time Northern Indiana Coach of the Year in tennis Girls Tennis: ** Elkhart Central girls (1988-2013) – 291-137 career record ** 12 sectional titles, 8 regional titles, 3 Northern Indiana Conference titles, 1 semi […]

Jennifer (Hale) Higley

JENNIFER (HALE) HIGLEY, Concord High School, 2000 ***11 varsity letter in 3 sports – track, basketball, volleyball **Concord Athletic Hall of Fame inductee (2014) **Concord Female Athlete of the Year (2000) **Elkhart Kiwanis Female Athlete of the Year (2000), Basketball: 4-time varsity letterwinner **Team captain (2000), All-Northern Lakes Conference (2000), Track: 4-time varsity letterwinner **School […]

William J. “Bill” Burkholder

WILLIAM “BILL” J. BURKHOLDER, NorthWood High School, 1978, Purdue University, 1982 Earned 9 varsity letters in track, football and basketball Track – earned 4 letters * IHSAA State Finals Runner-up in pole vault during senior season * school record holder at 15-1 in pole vault * helped NorthWood to first team sectional championship during senior […]

Marcus Carpenter

MARCUS CARPENTER, Jimtown High School, 1995, University of Wisconsin, 1999, Earned 12 varsity letters in football, basketball and track Football * Career 3,652 rushing yards, 71 touchdowns, 426 total points * helped team to 1991 IHSAA Class 2A state championship * helped team to 3 Northern State Conference championships, 4 sectional championships, 1 regional championship […]