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Ike Phillips

IKE PHILLIPS, Nappanee High School, 1930 Ike was an outstanding high school athlete, but has been selected to the Hall of Fame as a dedicated volunteer to high school sports. His selection is based on his more than 45 years of service to Nappanee and NorthWood high schools. Ike was named to the All-Sectional basketball […]

George Knobel

GEORGE KNOBEL, Nappanee High School, 1935 George led Nappanee to the Bulldogs’ second straight sectional championship in 1935, beating Goshen, 35- 19 in the title game. He was amed to all-NIHSC, all-Sectional and all-State teams in 1935. Knobel led Nappanee to the Sweet Sixteen (’35), where the Bulldogs lost a second-round game to eventual champion […]

Lester “Les” McCuen

LESTER (LES) MCCUEN, Nappanee H.S., 1929 Coached basketball, baseball and track at Bristol High School for four years Coached basketball, baseball and track at Concord High School for 22 years Recorded 639 career varsity victories Coached Concord’s first sectional basketball championship in 1949 Second among Elkhart County basketball coaches with 296 victories Athletic director at […]

Lowell Sheets

LOWELL SHEETS, Nappanee H.S., 1925 Coached basketball, baseball and track at Jimtown High School from 1929 to 1948 Baseball teams compiled 107-29-4 record with 7 Elkhart County championships and 6 unbeaten seasons Basketball teams compiled 199-199 record Won county basketball championship in 1944 Won Elkhart Sectional championship in 1945 – the school’s only title Track […]

Dr. James “Jimmy” Richcreek

DR. JAMES (JIMMY) RICHCREEK, Nappanee H.S., 1936 All-NIHSC basketball second-team member in 1935 and first-team member in 1936 All-Sectional and All-County basketball team member in 1936 Shared NIHSC scoring championship with teammate John Phillips Gimble Award (now Trester Award) nominee in 1936 AAU All-American in 1937

Robert Rensberger

ROBERT (BOB) RENSBERGER, Nappanee H.S., 1939 All-Sectional basketball team member in 1939 NIHSC team member and scoring champion in 1939 Four-sport standout at Nappanee Named to Indiana Silver Anniversary team in 1963 Played basketball at and graduated from University of Notre Dame Played basketball professionally two seasons with the Chicago Gears and one season with […]