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Matthew Ronzone II

Matt Ronzone, Elkhart Memorial High School (1987) Following a great running career at Elkhart Memorial HS, one of Matt’s coaches cited his ambition and perseverance and said, “He’s a leader by example.” He was co-captain of both the cross-country and track teams his senior year; lettered three years in cross-country and four years in track. […]

Dan Kratzer

Dan Kratzer, Elkhart and Elkhart Memorial High Schools (1973) In 1979 Dan and brothers David, Gary and Ron were inducted into the Indiana Wrestling Hall of Fame as the very first family to receive the honor as a family (Harold Kratzer family). In high school wrestling, he was three-time sectional and regional champion and 1973 […]

Greg Price

Greg Price, Elkhart and Elkhart Memorial High Schools (1973) At the conclusion of Greg’s senior year at Elkhart Memorial, he was selected as the school’s “Athlete of the Year.” Indiana University awarded him a track scholarship after he made his mark at the county, conference, and state levels in the shot put (2nd at State) […]

Richard “Dick” Siler

Richard “Dick” Siler, Elkhart High And Elkhart Memorial (Coach) Coach Siler was head baseball coach at Elkhart HS for 5 years and then at Memorial for 25 years, through 1997. His teams’ overall record during that time was 573 wins and 355 losses and 15 ties, a .617 percentage. His teams won seven sectionals, two […]

Gordon Byrd

Gordon Byrd, Elkhart Memorial, Coach Gordon was born into a golfing family. His father, Roy, built and ran 3 golf courses in the Muncie and Connersville area. His brother, Don, was the pro-owner of the Wawasee Golf Course for 45 years. Gordon was an assistant pro to both his father and brother in the 1960’s […]

Jim Eger

Jim Eger, Elkhart Memorial High School (Coach) Jim was an outstanding three-sport athlete at Elkhart High School and was named a winner of the Bringle Award, emblematic of the top senior male athlete in Elkhart. He has proven to be an outstanding coach, at LaPorte High School from 1959-1963, at Elkhart High School from 1963-1972 […]

Daimon Beathea

Daimon Beathea, Elkhart Memorial, 1991 Daimon earned 3 varsity letters in basketball at Elkhart Memorial High School. During his outstanding high school career, he scored 1228 points and had over 600 rebounds and he was the Elkhart County scoring leader both his junior and senior years. Daimon was named 1st Team All Conference as well […]

Connie Peterson

CONNIE PETERSON, ELKHART MEMORIAL HIGH SCHOOL, 1983 Connie lettered 4 years in both swimming and tennis and was elected captain of each team as a senior. She was named to the NIC first all-conference team in tennis and was MVP in both swimming and tennis as a senior. Connie holds the school records in 500 […]

Rick Murray

RICK MURRAY, ELKHART MEMORIAL, 1974 Rick was a state champion in track and all-state in football and was on the Charger Sweet 16 basketball team in 1974. He started his career as a soph at Elkhart High, competing on the last EHS team to win the Goshen Relays and was fifth in the state meet. […]

Mike Gary

MIKE GARY, Elkhart Memorial,1979 Mike was one of the triple threat stars, earning three varsity letters each in football and track and two in basketball. A Bringle Award winner and Memorial and Kiwanis Athlete of the Year, Mike also was UPI All-State (FB), All-NIC defensive back, and Scholastic Coach Second Team All-American. While he set […]