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Dawn M. (Hoover) Austin

DAWN M. (HOOVER) AUSTIN, Elkhart Central High School, 1989 **8 varsity letters in 3 sports – softball, basketball, soccer **1989 Cathernine Wolf Award winner as top female athlete in Elkhart Community Schools **Elkhart Noon Kiwanis Female Athlete of the Year, Softball: 3-time varsity letterwinner, 4-year participant **North-South All-Star Game selection **team captain, 21-4 career pitching […]

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 […]

Tom Conway

TOM CONWAY, Elkhart High School, 1958 ** Competed in golf and basketball ** Golf – Two-time team MVP, two-time IHSAA state finalist; three-time team captain; won most individual matches for sophomore, junior, senior seasons; team medalist in sectional and regional Professional ** Earned PGA pro status (1960), PGA member (1964) ** Served on Indiana PGA […]

Benjamin “Ben” Paolillo

BEN PAOLILLO, Elkhart Central High School, 1977 ** Earned 6 varsity letters in cross country and track and field ** Cross country – 3-year letter winner … sophomore MVP, junior MVP, team MVP as a senior; led team to three Northern Indiana Conference championships, including 47 consecutive dual meet victories; led team to Elkhart Sectional […]

Mark Fioritto

MARK FIORITTO, Elkhart Central High School, 1980; Ole Miss; Ball State University Earned 6 varsity letters in football and wrestling Earned 1980 Tim Bringle Award for Elkhart’s top senior male athlete Earned Elkhart Kiwanis Male Athlete of the Year honor in 1980 Football* earned All-State honors in junior and senior seasons* earned All-Northern Indiana Conference […]

Mark Vilmure

MARK VILMURE, Elkhart Central High School, 1979 Earned 3 varsity letters in swimming & diving Swimming & diving – All-State team in 1979; team captain, MVP, mental attitude awards in 1979; IHSAA state diving runner up as a senior, 4th in State as a junior; 2-time sectional and Northern Indiana Conference champion; record-holder in diving […]

Mark Harris

MARK HARRIS, Elkhart Central High School, 1976 Earned 7 varsity letters in cross country, gymnastics and track & field Cross country, earned 3 varsity letters – Helped Blue Blazers to IHSAA state team championship, semistate, regional and sectional and Northern Indiana Conference championships in 1973; team completed unbeaten dual meet season, 1973; in junior season, […]

Chris Cozort

CHRIS COZORT, Elkhart Central High School, 1994, Purdue University, 1999 Earned 9 varsity letters in cross country, track & field and swimming Named winner of the Tim Bringle Award, the top male senior athlete in Elkhart Community Schools Track, earned 4 varsity letters – IHSAA state champion, school-record holder in 800-meter run in 1993; IHSAA […]

Janice L. Edwards

JANICE L. EDWARDS, Elkhart Central, 1998 8 varsity letters – 4 basketball, 3 volleyball, 1 track , Catherine Wolf Award for top female athlete in Elkhart (’98), Basketball 4 time city champion 2 time team captain and MVP 1st team Northern Indiana Conference (1997-98) Volleyball 3 time city champion helped set single-season mark for most […]

Tony Janzen

TONY JANZEN, Elkhart Central High School (2004) Helped lead Goshen College soccer team to NAIA tournament in 2006. Twice scored three goals in a game. High school soccer – Three-year letterwinner, all-Northern Indiana Conference twice, NIC champs 2003, sectional and regional champs 2001, team MVP and all-district second team as a senior. Football – lettered […]